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Children and Adolescents A stereotype is the general belief held by a certain group of people and may include racial or gender remarks (Nash, Pine, & Messer, 2009). Children, for example, are required to obey the rules set by their peers in order to remain in such groups. Parents and teachers can employ a wide range of strategies to stop prejudice in learning institutions and eventually create an environment of respect. Some of the strategies they can apply include taking action, supporting learners, uniting people, holding leaders accountable, and speaking up. In regard to taking action, everyone in the community should be involved in combating acts of hatred. This approach sends a clear message to the victims and perpetrators that violence or other illegal acts are unacceptable (Pine, Wilson, & Nash, 2007). Moreover, victims should be counseled so that they can lead a normal life. This approach is important because many victims become alienated and do not know where to seek treatment. Hence, one should take the initiative
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