Experience of Discrimination, Social Marginalisation and Violence among Muslim and non-Muslim Youth

October
2010
This infosheet highlights the main findings of the report Experience of discrimination, social marginalisation and violence: A comparative study of Muslim and non-Muslim youth in three EU Member States.
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Social marginalisation has drastic and negative consequences for any society. Marginalisation of children has even more dire effects – both for the present and the future. Negative stereotypes about people, coupled with prejudiced views concerning specific religions and their followers, can have a negative impact on community cohesion and social integration. It is essential that these stereotypes are confronted with evidence based on the actual attitudes and experiences of these groups.