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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.



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



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.


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.


Passive Discrimination.

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



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


Racial Group.

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


Racist Incident.

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


Sexual Harassment.

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



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.