Diversity: is looking at different peoples talents, differences, cultural backgrounds and needs being able to provide them with an environment where they can contribute and participate.
Equality: is a legal frame work, is there tp protect against discrimination and to promote equal opportunity.
Inclusion: to include everyone within a group and not leaving anyone out because of age, race, sex, disability etc.
Discrimination: is negative treatment towards people based on particular factors I.e. race, age, gender, sexuality etc
Direct discrimination may include when:
An employee is not considered for promotion because of their age.
A job is refused to a person because of their disability.
A female employee is paid less than a male employee for doing the same job and hours.
Part-time employees are refused the training offered to full-time employees.
Indirect discrimination may include:
Insisting all employees must do night shifts as this could exclude those who have children to care for.
Advertising a job to a certain age group as this could exclude those below and above the age group.
Not making reasonable adjustments at work could exclude those employees with a disability.
Often in our everyday life we think with the help of stereotypes like old people are slow or fragile, That dogs are aggressive and dangerous That women are weaker than the men that Muslim are terrorist and so on. These stereotypes are result of our education, family etc. valuing peoples individuality and encouraging people to express there views and listening to them, respecting peoples differences and promoting good practice.
The Disability Discrimination Act 2005
The Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001
The Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000
Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN, 1989)
The Human Rights Act 1998
The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (as amended)
Employment Equality Regulations 2003
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