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



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



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 reassigning the persons 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


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


Racist incident

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


Racial group

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


Sexual harassment

Unwanted conduct of a sexual nature
or other conduct based on sex
affecting the dignity 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