Definition of Diversity

The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each individual is unique and recognizing our individual differences. These can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies. It is the exploration of these differences in a safe, […]

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Racial Discrimination

Racial Discrimination is covered by Race Relations Act 1976. This includes the areas of employment, education, dealing with authorities (e.g the Police), trying to buy or find somewhere to live and when buying or using goods or services. Discrimination occurs when a person is treated less favourably than another person in the same or similiar […]

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What is a racist incident?

A racist incident is when another individual or a group of people discriminate against someone due to their religion, culture, age, ethnicity, sexuality and disability. A racist incident could be: A physical Assault Threats Arson Neighbour disputes The use of foul language Making abusive remarks Insulting messages or emails that involve discriminative language A person doing […]

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