Topic: Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.
1. Analyse the causes and consequences of modern racism and discuss the need to have renewed commitment to combat discrimination. (250 words)
Reference: The Hindu
Why the question:
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21 provides an opportunity to explore the causes and consequences of modern racism and renew commitment to combat discrimination.
Key Demand of the question:
One must analyse the causes and consequences of modern racism and discuss the need to have renewed commitment to combat discrimination.
Analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.
Structure of the answer:
Start with brief background of the question.
The answer body must have the following aspects covered:
In the answer body explain first the different forms of Racism. Then discuss what you understand by modern racism; becoming complex and covert; Anonymity of the internet allowed racist stereotypes and inaccurate information to spread online. Continuing structural forms of discrimination, prejudiced attitudes and discriminatory acts.
Analyse the causes and consequences of modern racism.
Conclude with way forward.