Racism

Hate Crime: the Ultimate Guide

What is Hate Crime? Hate crime is a criminal offence. It is an act of hatred or aggression directed at a specific person, group or their property. It is motivated by hostility or prejudice against: A personal characteristic Gender identity Disability Sexual orientation Race Religion Faith This may involve bullying, physical assault, verbal abuse and/or

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11 Microaggressions People of Colour are Sick of Experiencing

We want to believe that we live in a society where the colour of someone’s skin does not mean they are treated differently. Unfortunately, this is not always the case and within our Annual Bullying Survey 2019 we learnt that one in ten people believed that they were bullied because of attitudes towards their race. 

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8 Sport Stars Who Are Awesome AF

Who doesn’t love watching the worlds greatest athletes do their thing? Sporting pros are often our first role models in life so we put together a list of just some of the sports pro’s working towards complete inclusion in sport. Be it opening up about their mental health, overcoming the odds or just being who

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6 Things You Can Do If You Are Experiencing Racism

Our research found that 34% of young people reported being bullied for prejudice based reasons. Racism is a hate-crime; it is illegal to treat someone differently because of attitudes towards their race, religion, nationality or culture. Unfortunately we can’t identify the exact reason why somebody decides to act in a racist manner – racism, like

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“Go Back to Your Own Country” – What You Need to Know about Xenophobia

So, What is Xenophobia? Xenophobia (pronounced ‘Zeno-phobia’) is a dislike or prejudice towards people from other countries. The ‘phobia’ part is a bit problematic really, because Xenophobia isn’t actually a ‘fear’, it’s a societal or political problem. A bit like homophobia – when we say ‘-phobia’ we imply that it is an irrational fear that

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Struggling With Stereotype Based Bullying?

Children are often put under pressure to think and behave in certain ways that define them and this in turn can lead to bullying. Read Lois Mosquera’s top tips to help combat bullying due to stereotypes.

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Racism: The Ultimate Guide

What is Racism? Racism can be defined as prejudice, discrimination or hostility. In other words, having a great hate or dislike directed towards a person, or group of people because of race, ethnicity or religion. This is based on the belief that the perpetrator’s race/ beliefs are more superior that the race/beliefs of the recipient.

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How to Deal with Racist Parents

*Disclaimer* This blog post is fundamentally flawed. We should not have to write an article on how to deal with racism… Instead of teaching people ‘how to deal with it’ we should be teaching people ‘how not to be racist’. Telling someone how to deal with racism, implies that the problem lies with the person

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14 Things you Can Relate to if you Grew up in a Multicultural Household…

Whether you’re half Asian, three quarters European, one quarter African, half Hispanic or a fifth Polynesian or all of the above and more – we think you’re awesome! Here are 14 things you’ll relate to if you grew up in a household with multiple cultures, languages and heritages… can you relate?! 1. Food fusion –  Christmas dinner

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Everyday Racism is like…

Everyday racism is not necessarily all about the hatred of person of a different race. Instead, it can refer to the general lived experience of racism in its many forms. For example: assumptions of a person’s character based on common racial stereotypes. These stereotypes are often untrue generalisations which only work to divide us or are

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