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Sex Discrimination Act 1975:

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  • Created on: 10-12-10 13:06

Sex Discrimination act

Sex Discrimination Act 1975:

  • Act of the Parliment of the United Kingdom which protected men and women from discrimination on the grounds of sex or marriage.
  • The Act concerned employment, Training, education, harassment, the provision of goods and services, and the disposal of premises.
  • The SDA applies across Australia. There are also anti-discrimination laws in all states and territories.
  • The SDA covers direct and indirect discrimination.
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Advantages

  • Gives rights to Men and Women with employment.
  • Gives rights to men and women with marriage.
  • The SDA applies across Australia. There are also anti-discrimination laws in all states and territories.
  • The SDA covers direct and indirect discrimination.
     
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Disadvantages

  • Sex discrimination claims must be brought within three months of the discrimination taking place.
  • Can't change attitudes e.g. chauvinistics
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Comments

Kelly

this is very good

3 house points :)

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