Equality Act

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What is the equality act?
A law which means every private, public or voluntary organisation must not discriminate against service users or workers.
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characteristics which people could be discrimintated for?
Age, disability, gender, marrige/civil partnerships, pregnancy, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation
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Discrimination
Treating someone unfairly due to characteristics
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PSED?
Public sector equality duties. such as police and eduction to promote equalities
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What is positive action?
Providing aditional benefits to some groups to tckle a disdvantage
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Age, disability, gender, marrige/civil partnerships, pregnancy, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation

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characteristics which people could be discrimintated for?

Card 3

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Treating someone unfairly due to characteristics

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Card 4

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Public sector equality duties. such as police and eduction to promote equalities

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Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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Providing aditional benefits to some groups to tckle a disdvantage

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Preview of the back of card 5

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