Section 4

Immigrant Children and Youth – Cultural Discordance

This section describes cultural discordance – the perceived conflict between a child’s or youth’s culture of origin and the Canadian culture into which he or she has been immersed. It also describes the various repercussions that children and youth may face as a result of this discordance.

Section 4.1

Understanding Cultural Discordance

Section 4.2

Cultural Discordance and Safety and Security

Section 4.3

Cultural Discordance and Sexual and Reproductive Health