RELIGIOUS STUDIES - PREJUDICE

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COLOUR
Relating to the colour of a person's skin/ethnicity. Often used as a reason for unfairly judging others and making uniformed opinions about them
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DISCRIMINATION
To act against someone on the basis of sex, race, religion, etc.; usually seen as wrong
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EMPOWERMENT
An individual having the right to make their own choices and act on them
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EQUALITY
That peoples should be given the same rights and opportunities regardless of sex, race, religion, etc
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GENDER
Another word for a person's sex, i.e. male, female
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HARMONY
Living in peace with others
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POSITIVE DISCRIMINATION
Treating people more favourably because they have been discriminated against in the past
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PREJUDICE
Unfairly judging someone because the facts are known. Holding biased opinions about an individual or group
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RACE
A group of people with the same ethnic background
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RACISM
Showing prejudice against someone because of their ethnic group or nationality
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RELIGIOUS PREJUDICE
Prejudice based on religion or beliefs
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SCAPEGOATING
Blaming certain groups for problems in society
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SEXISM
Prejudice and discrimination based on a person's gender (usually a woman)
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STEREOTYPING
Having an over-simplified mental image of people and applying it to the whole group
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TOLERANCE
Respecting the beliefs and practises of others
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VICTIMS OF PREJUDICE
People who have experienced prejudice or discrimination against themselves
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To act against someone on the basis of sex, race, religion, etc.; usually seen as wrong

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DISCRIMINATION

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An individual having the right to make their own choices and act on them

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Card 4

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That peoples should be given the same rights and opportunities regardless of sex, race, religion, etc

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Card 5

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Another word for a person's sex, i.e. male, female

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