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Prejudice
To pre-judge something or someone, usually without any real evidence to base that judgement on
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Discrimination
When we put prejudices into action and treat people differently because they're not the same
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Ignorance
Lack of knowledge
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Stereotyping
Having an over simplified mental image of people and applying it to everyone in a group
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Scapegoating
Blaming a certain group for problems in society
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Positive discrimination
Treating others more favourably because they have been discriminated against in the past
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Equality
That everyone should be treated the same
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Tolerance
To accept that people have different beliefs and opinions and respecting that
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Harmony
Living at peace with another
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Segregation
Isolation from the rest of the community
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Apartheid
A system where white people are split from black people in South Africa
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Ahimsa
A principle of non violence
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Why are people prejudiced?
Fear of the unknown, ignorance, stereotyping, influence from others, bad experiences and scapegoating
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Examples of ageism
Arielene Phillips got taken off strictly come dancing for a younger judge
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Examples of sexism
In the 20th century women weren't allowed to vote
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Examples of racism
Stephen Laurence was stabbed to death, and police didn't take action because the victim was black
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Examples of religious prejudice
8000 Bosnian Muslims were killed as a part of a ethnic clearing campaign
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What happened in 1965?
The sex discrimination act was set in place and the equal pay act
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What happened in 1976?
The race relations act was set in place to prevent discrimination
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What happened in 1995?
The disability discrimination act was set in place
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What happened in 2006?
The equal act was set in place
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What are the Christian teachings for prejudice and discrimination?
"Man was made in the image of god" "love thy neighbour,as you love yourself"
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What are the Islamic teachings for prejudice and discrimination?
"Allah does not look upon your outward appearance; he looks upon your heart and deeds"
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Discrimination

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When we put prejudices into action and treat people differently because they're not the same

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Ignorance

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Stereotyping

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Scapegoating

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