Theme A Revision

Refugee
A person who has left their own country for political reasons or war and has permission to stay there for 5 years.
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Community Cohesion
Creating a community where there is a sense of belonging for all and people's different backgrounds are valued.
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Asylum Seeker
Person who leaves their country for war or political reasons hoping they will be protected by the government.
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The Three British Values
Fairness. Justice. Equality
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Persecution
Making people suffer because they are different
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Discrimination
Treating people different for unjust reasons.
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Prejudice
Thinking Unfairly
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Equality Act 2010
Makes it illegal to discrminate against people based on 9 characteristics
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9 characteristics in the Equality Act
Gender. Religion. Sexual orientation. Sexuality. Marriage. Age. Disability.Pregnancy. Race>
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Identity
Who or what someone/something is.
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Multiple Idenities
When a person feels they belong to more than one identity.
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Human Rights
Basic rights and freedoms that all people are entitled to.
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Diversity
Encompassing acceptance and respect. It means understanding that every individual is unique and recognising our individual differences.
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UDHR
Universal Declaration Of Human Rights. There are 30 articles which encompass what all humans are entitled to.
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Human Rights Act 1998/2000
There are 16 rights and if you are discriminated against or you feel these rights aren't applied to you, it is against the law and you can take the one person/group to court.
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ECHR
European Convention of Human Rights. A treaty that European countries sign to secure the rights in the UDHR.
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Card 2

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Community Cohesion

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Creating a community where there is a sense of belonging for all and people's different backgrounds are valued.

Card 3

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Asylum Seeker

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Card 4

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The Three British Values

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Card 5

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Persecution

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