Racism, racial discrimination and child and youth health

by Vic Health | 2021 | Research Publication
A report on the impacts of racism on youth health, with practical tools for targeted interventions

Racism, Racial Discrimination and Child and Youth Health Report (opens in new window)


This report focuses on Australian data collected in the last five years (2016–2020) and underscores the high prevalence of racial discrimination experienced by children and young people.

The report presents a series of interventions to reduce the impacts of racism on health. It highlights the under-utilisation of existing data and the need for investment in data analysis to inform future action across policy, research and practice.