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ThoughtCo (part of the Dotdash publishing family), there are 12 (twelve) types of oppression.

In a social justice context, oppression is what happens when individuals or groups of people are discriminated against or otherwise treated unjustly, whether by the government, private organizations, individuals, or other groups. (The word comes from the Latin root “opprimere,” which means “pressed down.”) Here are 12 different forms of oppression—although the list is by no means comprehensive.

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