ethnic, gender identity, study shows
Young people have a strong sense of who they are in terms of their ethnic and gender diversity, new research shows.
The research, published on Wednesday, is part of ‘Now We Are Twelve’ – the latest work by the longitudinal study Growing Up in New Zealand.
It surveyed 4500 12-year-olds and their whānau.
About a third of the young people said they belonged to more than one ethnic group.The majority reported feeling good, happy and proud of their ethnic identity – having a strong sense of cultural connectedness.
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