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Match the definitions and add in an example to show your understanding. The first one is finished for you. Direct discrimination … is when a person or group experience outright, targeted discrimination. Example: The Stephen Lawrence family experienced an extreme case direct discrimination. Stephen was targeted by white youth in a racist attack and lost his life. Indirect discrimination Example: … is when you mistakenly label a person or a group of people in a nice way do to common cultural myths.

Positive discrimination Example: … is when a person or group is given special treatment because they come from that group. Discrimination arising from disability Example: … is when a person or group is treated in a negative way because they are different mentally or physically. Protected characteristics Example: … is when you can’t discriminate someone because of their race, age, sexuality, gender reassignment, pregnancy, religious beliefs, gender or sexual orientation. Stereotyping Example: … is when an individual or group is treated unfairly but in a way that is hard to pinpoint. You want to say they are being discriminated against but it is hard to prove. Positive stereotyping Example: … is when a person or group is given special treatment because they come from that group. … is when an individual or group is treated unfairly but in a way that is hard to pinpoint. You want to say they are being discriminated against but it is hard to prove. … is when a person or group is given special treatment because they come from that group. … is when a person or group is treated in a negative way because they are different mentally or physically.


… Discrimination legislation says it is ok to positively discriminate if the group is under-represented and need facilities to access work … is when a person or group need to take advantage of opportunities to do particular work … is when you can’t discriminate someone because of their race, age, sexuality, gender reassignment, pregnancy, religious beliefs, gender or sexual orientation. … is when you mistakenly label a person or a group of people in a nice way do to common cultural myths.


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