21 September “World Peace Day” looking back at the statistics of “racism” in the United States.

world peace day” falls on 21 September every year, this year instead of people all over the world to celebrate together.peacetogether, but in the last 1-2 years, there have been cases of hate crimes andracistmore

Previously, the organization Stop the AAPI Hate The survey reports that Between March 2020 and December 2021, there were 10,905 incidents of racial violence in the United States, of which 824 were hate incidents against older Asian Americans age 60 and older.

  • 57.6% of older Asian Americans were verbally abused or ignored to approach.
  • 26.2% of older Asian Americans were physically abused.
  • 7.8% of older Asian Americans coughed and spit up
  • 7.2% of older Asian Americans have been threatened in their homes.
  • 5.7% of Asian American seniors are barred from entering the institution. (Shop/Restaurant/Hotel)

by one of the most heartbreaking violent incidents caused by racism in the United States in The mass shooting of an Asian woman in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, on March 16, 2021 has left at least eight people dead and one injured. US President Joe Biden has come out to condemn “Hate Crimes” then as well.

Meanwhile, there are reports from the Center for the Study of Hate Crimes. According to the California State University (CSUSB) 2021 report, incidents of Asian hate crimes in 16 US cities and counties increased by 164% in the first three months of 2021 compared to the same period of the year 2020

In New York, where Asian Americans live the most Hate crimes against Asians increased by 223% in 1Q21, San Francisco saw a 140% increase in cases related to attacks on Asians, Los Angeles Lists saw an 80 percent increase in hate crimes anti-Asian, while Boston saw a 60 percent increase in hate crimes against Asians in the first quarter of 2011.

This does not count the cases of hatred and against other Asians. that happened many times around the world All the information above reflects that the problem of racism has been raging for years. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, even in 2022 there will not be as many violent incidents as last year. But this problem is still deeply rooted in world society.

Even before the idea of ​​”Global Citizenship” to unite the people of all nations in the world. Its broad principle is an awareness of global connectivity and interdependence. and being aware of global problems such as global warming, as well as having the skills to work with people with differences in language, culture and ethnicity, which is a concept that has attracted the attention of people from different countries But it can the problem of racism prevented the world from reaching that point.

because “world peace day” After September 21, 2022, the United Nations (UN) took this opportunity to launch this year’s campaign on the theme “Ending racism. Build peace.” or “stop racism to make peace” The United Nations General Assembly has campaigned around the world to end violence, ceasefire and war.

To have true peace There is more to it than just laying down your arms and ending the war. But there must be a society where all members of the world feel able to flourish. by creating a world where people are treated equally regardless of race.

António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, said: “Racism remains toxic to both. social organization social structure and the daily life of everyone in every society It is also a catalyst for inequality and the decline of basic human rights that still exists. These things shake society. It undermines democracy in many ways. governments around the world.”

For the solution to the problem of racism believe that everyone must play a part in solving the problem of racism together to really strive for world peace There are many different ways of working, such as

  • Dismantling the old social structure that clings to racism
  • Support the movement for equality and human rights anywhere in the world.
  • Against hate speech or racism offline and online.
  • Promoting anti-racism through education and the justice system

Although this problem cannot be eliminated from society immediately. But work together to solve the problem.”racist“On an international level, this is the only hope that the international community can overcome violence, war and inequality. Then join hands to develop world society to move forward with peace.

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References: stopaapihate.org, un.org, Global Citizenship, Infoquest

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