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    • Disability Discrimination Act
      • Advantages
        • Clear Definitions Of Terms
        • Clear Statements About Who The Act Applies To
        • Protects Vulnerable People
        • Provider Must Prove They Did Not Discriminate Rather Than The 'Victim' Prove That It Happened
        • Places A Duty On The Provider To Consider Diversity
        • Focuses On The Needs Of The Individual
      • Disadvantages
        • Victims Can Only Take Action If They Know They Can - Knowledge & Information
        • Victims May Not Be Aware Of Their Rights and What Options/Services Are Available To Them
        • Discrimination Is Often Covert (Hidden)
        • Cases Can Be Time Consuming/Difficult To Prove/ Expensive - Disabled, Ethnic Groups, Women Often Low Income
    • Equality Act
      • Advantages
        • Protection Against Types Of Discrimination - Direct, Indirect, Harassment and Victimisation in Services
        • Includes; Men, Women, Sexuality, Race, Ethnicity, Disability Including Health Condition and Age
        • Protects From Discrimination In; Employment, Education, Housing, Provision of Goods, Facilities and Services & Transport
        • Clear Statements About Who It Applies To
      • Disadvantages
        • Victim Can Only Take Action If They Have Knowledge/Understanding Of The Legislation
        • Victims May Be Disadvantaged By Language & Cultural/Legal Understanding
        • Discrimination Is Often Covert - Hard To Identify
    • Sex Discrimination Act
      • Advantages
        • Clear Statement Of Who The Act Applies To - Almost All Workers (Men & Women)
        • Covers Actions and Behaviours
        • Focuses On The Needs Of the Individual
        • Protects Vulnerable People
      • Disadvantages
        • Discrimination May Be Covert
    • Race Relations Act
      • Advantages
        • Covers Actions and Behaviours
        • Protects Vulnerable People
        • Commission for Equality & Human Rights - To Guide, Advise & Investigate
        • Places A Duty On the Provider To Consider Diversity
        • Focuses On The Needs Of The Individual
      • Disadvantages
        • Does Not Change Individual Attitudes & Beliefs
        • Discrimination May Be Covert - Difficult To Identify
        • Victims May Lack Cultural/Legal Understanding - Not Understand Their  Rights/The Services They Can Access
        • Victim May Not Have The Money/Funding To Pay For The Case
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