Welcome To Youth Freedom
Hi, welcome to Youth Freedom. We made this website to educate people about adultism and give young people a voice.
Young people do not deserve to be treated unfairly by adults.
Adultism is discrimination against people that aren't adults.
Adultism is a predisposition towards adults, which some see as biased against children, youth, and all young people who are
not addressed or viewed as adults. Adultism is popularly used to describe any discrimination against young people and is
distinguished from ageism, which is simply prejudice on the grounds of age; not specifically against youth. Adultism is
ostensibly caused by fear of children and youth.
Part of a wikipedia article on Adultism
For more information about adultism visit our articles
Why use the word adultism and not ageism?
The reason we use the word adultism is so we can distinguish ourselves from people who want to stop elder
discrimination. It's not that we don't care about elder discrimination. It's just that there's way more people who
know about elder discrimination, then there is people who know about adultism. We all think that any kind of
discrimination is bad.
What you can do to help
If you're an adult you can read the articles on this site to learn about situations young people face all the time. You
can also make an effort to treat young people like they're your equal(they are). If you're a kid you can sudmit articles to the site, tell
your friends about this site, and have fun.