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  • Discrimination
    • Anti-discrimination policies
      • Raising awareness
      • Challenging people who discriminate
      • advising other organisations
      • Promoting and protecting equality
      • Promoting positive role models
    • Definitions
      • Policies
        • Plans made by government or organisations to try to tackle certain issues
      • Legislation
        • Set of laws suggested by a government and made official by a parliament
      • Anti-discrimination policy
        • Laws and actions designed to challenge discrimination and prejudice
      • Equal opportunity
        • Principle that all people have the same opportunities in life
    • 2 types of discrimination
      • Indirect
        • Tends to be more subtle and may be unintentional
      • Direct
        • Someone is intentionally treated less favourably because of their gender, age, ethnicity, sexuality, disability, religion or belief
    • Equal opportunities
      • Race Relations act 1976
        • It concerns discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic and national origin in relation to employment, the provision of goods and service and education
      • Equality act 2006
        • Created the Equality and human rights commission
      • Sex discrimination act 1975
        • Protects men and women from discrimination on the grounds of their sex or because they are married
      • Equality Act 2010
        • merged many pieces of anti-discrimination legislation into one act
      • Equal pay act 1970
        • Prohibits less favourable treatment of either men or women in the terms of pay and conditions of employment


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