Stereotyping often elicits deep emotions that upset many of us in East Africa. Unfortunately, stereotypes remain a prominent reality in cultures around the world and of course right here in Kenya.
How many remember feelings of frustration when denied a job or promotion while believing that stereotyping played a role in the denial of that opportunity?
Anyone remember feeling biased against by teachers, a neighbour or in the security queue at the airport by a security professional?
Thankfully, not everyone in a culture stereotypes.
Do you stereotype your neighbours, colleagues and friends? If so, what stereotypes do you hold about people?