PRESS RELEASE: 15th November 2016
Almost Half of 5-11 Year Olds Victims of Intolerance
according to a survey out today from the educational charity Learn2Think Foundation to mark the UN International Day for Tolerance
Notice: full survey available on request; schools available for comment/visit
47% of primary school children surveyed had experienced intolerance because they were “different”. The differences that the children believed elicited this response were: behaving differently or having different ideas (being boyish/girly, very bad/very good at something, religion, opinions, likes/dislikes) at 40%; versus looking different (colour of skin, because you’re a boy/girl, size, clothes) at...