Cultural Restraint

Cultural restraint is using cultural norms to make a person do something they don't want to do or stopping them from doing something they do want to do.

This might include:

  • stopping a person from expressing their cultural views or preferred ways of being
  • stopping someone doing something that is important to them, their values, ethnicity and/or culture
  • making someone feel ashamed, inferior and/or humiliated because they are different to someone else

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