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What is direct discrimination?

Take place when someone is treated less favourably because of their sex, race, disability, religion or sexuality


What is indirect discrimination?

When a situation or condition is imposed that discriminates against a particular group of people


Name the main organisation who work to get rid of discrimination in all aspects of life

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)


Name one organisation who can offer you support and advice if you feel you are being discriminated against.

1) Citizen Advice Bureau
2) Equality Advisory Support Service
3) Law Centres
4) Trade Union Congress


What is racism?

Discrimination based on race, colour, nationality or ethnicity. The belief that one race is superior compared to the others


What is the main pecs of legislation which sets out the rules on discrimination?

The Equality Act 2010


Name 4 ways in which people can be discriminated against

1) Age discrimination
2) Race discrimination
3) Gender discrimination
4) Disability discrimination


If you are interviewing someone who is disabled for a job what does the law say you must be willing to do?

Employers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to the workplace so that a disabled candidate or employee does not face a substantial disadvantage


The EHRC tries to reduce racial discrimination. Stat one way in which the EHRC does this

1) Supporting people at tribunals
2) Giving help and advice
3) Promotion campaigns


State one type of organisation, apart from a government organisation, that also might try to reduce racial discrimination

Pressure groups or charities
'Show Racism the red card'
'Stop racism'