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1

Disability.

A person will be disabled if they have a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on their ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities, which would include things like using a telephone or going on public transport.

2

Discrimination.

Treating someone differently especially because of feelings or prejudices about their sex, race, religion, disability etc.

3

Ethnocentrism.

The making of judgements about the behaviour and culture of others based upon your own culture as the norm- viewing others through the eyes of your own culture.

4

Gender Reassignment.

A person is deemed to have the protected characteristic of gender reassignment if they are proposing to undergo, is undergoing or has undergone a process (or part of a process) for the purpose of reassinging the person's sex by changing physiological or other attributes of sex.

5

Passive Discrimination.

Where a person witnesses discrimination taking place and disagrees with the discrimination but does not challenge it.

6

Pro-Behaviour.

Where a member of a minority group accepts discrimination without challenge or "turns a blind eye" to it or laughs at a discriminatory joke.

7

Racial Group.

Is defined by reference to race, colour, nationality, ethinic origins and national origins.

8

Racist Incident.

Any incident which is percieved to be racist by the victim or any other person.

9

Sexual Harassment.

Unwanted conduct of a sexual nature or other conduct based on sex affecting the diginity of women and men at work.

10

Victimisation.

Where a person is treated less favourably because they have made a complaint based on a belief that they have been subjected to a discriminatory practice; or where another person supporting someone exercising their rights receives less favourable treatment as a result.