Posts Tagged ‘Ethnic discrimination’

Racism common in the the education system

Monday, July 20th, 2020
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In 2018 Unicef ranked New Zealand 33rd out of 38 countries in terms of educational equality and the Ministry of Education has said there is “consistent evidence that the education system has underserved Māori learners and whānau over an extended period”. When @Ngati_Frybread posed a question on their Instagram meme page asking Māori and Pasifika to Read more

Cosi club again denies entry to men wearing a turban

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

A South Auckland based club – Manurewa Cosmopolitan Club has once again denied entry to Sikh patrons citing archaic rules around “headgears,” which is the fourth such incident in the last decade. One News on Monday, December 9, reported that Jagdip Bajwa went to the Manurewa Cosmopolitan Club with some friends on the evening of Read more

Māori, Pasifika teens: More discrimination from teachers than peers

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

A report, He Whakaaro, says nearly 15 per cent of Māori students and 12 per cent of Pasifika students said teachers were unfair to them because of their ethnicity in the previous year, but only 3 per cent complained of bullying related to their ethnicity. Continue reading Related Posts:Pasifika community feels ‘battered and bruised’ by…Church-going Read more

Facebook axes discriminatory ads, will re-educate advertisers

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

Discriminatory ads will soon be a thing of the past with Facebook. Facebook said it has removed more than 5,000 ad-targeting categories to limit the ability of advertisers to exclude users based on ethnicity or religion. Until now, when an advertiser created an ad for Facebook, a tab “to exclude persons who correspond more or Read more