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Discrimination

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

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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

3

Gender reassignment

A person is deemed to have the protected characteristics 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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Racial group

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

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Racist incident

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

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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 s 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.

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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- day activities, which would include things like using a telephone or going on public transport.