In the Western world or non-Asian countries, terms such as "racism against Asians" or "anti-Asian racism" is typically meant to include institutional racist policies, discrimination, and mistreatment of Asian people and Asian immigrants by institutions or non-Asian people.[1][2]


The concept of 'racism against Asians' is most common in communities or countries where the ethnic or racial majority is non-Asian, or the national character is Western. The concept is most often employed referring to Anti-Asian phenomena outside of the Asian continent, such as in countries in Africa, Europe, North America and South America.





United States

Against East and Southeast Asians

Main article: Stereotypes of East and Southeast Asians in the United States


See also


  1. ^ Zheng, Lily (27 May 2021). "To Dismantle Anti-Asian Racism, We Must Understand Its Roots". Harvard Business Review. Archived from the original on 1 June 2021.
  2. ^ Lee, Jennifer (18 May 2022). "Confronting the invisibility of anti-Asian racism". Brookings. Archived from the original on 18 May 2022. Retrieved 1 March 2023.