Racism and Young Australians

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The Impact of Racism upon the Health and Wellbeing of Young Australians REPORT is at http://www.fya.org.au/media/publications/ 

 Purpose of the report was to examine experiences of racism among young people in Australia of mainstream (Englishspeaking), Indigenous, migrant and refugee backgrounds;to investigate how young people in Australia report and respond to racism; and to explore the attitudes of mainstream youth when it comes to race relations.
 
 Results found that    the impact of racism on health and wellbeing is influenced by gender, age, and the type of school that students attend. 

A total of 823 students from eighteen Australian secondary schools were involved in this study.

Louise McMorland, Youth Librarian, Manly Library

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