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Dioversity

By Brendaqv15 Jan 18, 2013 736 Words
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity
Unit 1: Exploring Equality and Diversity

Assessment

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Name: Brenda Ambar Quispe Villarroel

1. What is meant by diversity?
It’s the different religions that live in the same community.

2. Describe the community you live in. Highlight some of the variations you may observe in terms of: In my community, we have all sorts of people from different age who comes from different ethnic and cultural background. Most of the houses are semi-detached, that are privately owned and some have been converted into flats with young couples and single tenants. The older generation lives in well-kept housing. • Interests

• Beliefs
• Ages
• Lifestyles
|Person |Beliefs |Interests |Age |Lifestyle | |Asia |Muslim |Watching movies |15 |happy | |Jan |Christian |Watch and read horror staff |15 |happy | |Ernesta |Catholic |Read books, chatting with friends, music. |16 |As all normal persons. |

• Personal, social and cultural identities.

3. Explain how the variations in question 2 contribute to the diversity of the community. All the people from above have different likes and beliefs.

4. Give some examples to explain how diversity:
• Enhances your life
• Enhances the local community
• Enhances this country.
How people listen to each other respecting their religions and life.

5. Describe what it means to respect people’s differences and why it is important to respect differences. Every one of us has differences which makes us who we are. We are all individuals which makes us different. Listening to others, accepting their opinions and always being willing to work as a team. Respecting is treating others how you want to be treated.

6. For a person you know, describe the individual factors that make him / her who they are. Name:

|Defining factors |Brief description | |Physical characteristics | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |Emotions | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |Likes and dislikes | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |Values and beliefs | | | | | | | | | | | | | |

7. Describe yourself in terms of:
• Personal interests
• Religion / culture
• Geography.

8. What is meant by having multiple identities? Give two examples in relation to people you know. Example 1:

Example 2:

9. What is meant by shared identity?
Is when any one person has many defining characteristics and qualities. It is more than likely that the person will have the same characteristics as one or more other people. So when people have a characteristic in common it’s known as a shared identity.

10. Explain and give examples of how an individual can identify themselves as belonging to a number of different groups.

11. Describe yourself in terms of your multiple identities.

12. What is meant by stereotyping and labelling?
Stereotyping is judging a group of people just by one individual. Labelling someone is putting someone under a certain category due to something.

13. Explain why some people stereotype others.

14. Provide two examples of the damaging effects that stereotyping and labelling can have on people.

15. Provide at least two examples of the way stereotyping is perpetuated in society.

16. Define prejudice and discrimination.
Discrimination: Excluding someone from something for any number of superficial reasons, including race, age, religion, weight, etc. Prejudice: Literally, to pre-judge a person or situation. To assume things about someone or something based on very little, usually superficial, information.

17. Explain how people may develop prejudices.

18. Describe the following types of discrimination.

|Type of discrimination |Description | |Dual discrimination | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |Multiple discrimination | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |Positive discrimination | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |Discrimination arising out of disability | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |Discrimination by association | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |

19. What is meant by the term protected characteristics?

20. What is the difference between direct and indirect discrimination? Give two examples to illustrate your point.

21. Describe the effects that discrimination and prejudice can have on people.

22. Describe what equal opportunities means in relation to:
• Education
• Housing
• Healthcare
• Employment.

23. Outline the inequality problems that persist in terms of pay for men and women.

24. Identify and briefly describe two other signs of inequality.

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