Structural Violence
Social determinants of health
Health
Racism
Classism
Homophobia
Ableism
Ideology
Digital Narratives

 

 

Structural Violence

Structural violence refers to the often invisible patterns of inequality that lead to exclusion and lack of opportunity. These patterns are often composed of ideologies, stigmas or language around gender, race, class, and other markers of social identity. Structural forms of violence are often ‘normalized’ and embedded in the daily reality of people affected by it. Discussions of structural violence are important and complex because they involve accounting for the individual experience while seeking to understand those experiences within the broader social, structural, cultural, and historical contexts in which they occur.

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Social determinants of health

The social determinants of health are the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age. These circumstances are shaped by the distribution of money, power and resources at global, national and local levels.

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Health

Health means how young people are doing with their bodies, families, friends, communities, etc

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Racism

Racism is a belief that one race is superior to the other or the practice of treating a person or group of people differently on the basis of their race

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Classism

Classism is the belief that people from certain social or economic classes are superior to others

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Homophobia

Homophobia encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT).

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Ableism

Discrimination or prejudice against individuals with disabilities

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Ideology

An ideology is a collection of beliefs shared by a group of people.

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Digital Narratives

Also referred to as Digital storytelling, it refers to any short form of digital media production that allows everyday people to share aspects of their life story. "Media" may include video with sound, animation, pictures, audio only, or any of the other forms of electronic media which people can use to tell a story or present an idea.

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