Barriers to Achievement - Key Words

Barriers to Achievement - Key Words

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Ethnic Minority - an identifiable section of a society with a distinct culture which constitutes a relatively small proportion of the population

Sexism - being prejudice against a person because of their gender

Racism - being prejudice against a person because of their race

Ageism - being prejudice against a person because of their age

Glass Ceiling - the informal barrier that makes it difficult for women to achieve high-level positions at work

Gender Discrimination - treating people unfairly because of their gender

Racial Discrimination - treating people unfairly because of their ethnicity

Institutional Racism - occurs when the everyday practices and procedures  of an organisation eg. the police, lead to discrimination against ethnic groups either intentionally of unintentionally

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