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Discrimination

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

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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

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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

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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 reassigning the persons sex
by changing physiological or other attributes of sex

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Passive discrimination

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

5

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

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Racist incident

Any incident which is perceived to be racial by the victim or any other person

7

Racial group

Is defined by reference to race, colour, nationality, ethnic origins or national origins

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Sexual harassment

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

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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