The protected characteristics include: age, disability, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and sex.
Discrimination legislation makes it illegal to discriminate against any person in the workplace on grounds of age, sex and disability.
Diversity is to respect different cultures and beliefs of others and if this is ignored, you will not be able to learn about different cultures and beliefs and will be unable to understand or meet their needs when caring for them. Differences such as age, gender etc should be respected which is a legal requirement to respect all individuals. Britain is a multi-cultural society which means when working in the health and social care sector, you are likely to come across service users from different cultures and races. This also means that your colleagues may be a different ethnicity or from a different culture. Working with colleagues and caring for patients who are from different cultures and have a different ethnicity means that you can learn
The impact of a national policy initiative that promotes anti-discriminatory is the Age Discrimination Act 2006 and since this act was passed, it has been unlawful for employers and others to discriminate against a person on the basic of his/her age. This applies to jobs, promotion, training and employment. The difficulties that may arise when implementing anti-discriminatory practice in health and social care settings, which could be that someone could try and override the national initiatives as they feel their own personal issues which could be homophobia and they need to be more educated to know what is the right way to deal with it and that way it will be dealt
It is unfair that women aren’t treated as equally and professionally as men. There is also an astonishing amount of cases against people solely because of their sexual or gender identity. Because many companies are based with dated core values, LGBT employees can feel cornered and are often judged and discriminated against by their other co-workers and most countries and states do not provide legal support for LGBT employees Overall, there is still a significant amount of discrimination in the workplace to this day and employers and coworkers should make it their duty to accept and include people of all ethnicities, religions and genders. The work an employee completes has nothing to do with their background or gender and workers should be only judged based on their competence, to give everyone an equal chance in the work
For example, on May 21st, 1935 army law expelled Jewish officers from the army ("Examples of Anti-Semitic Legislation, 1933–1939"). Each person, or group in the army I feel like should be able to have their own beliefs. These officers shouldn't have to be expelled for them. Next, heterosexism is the discrimination or prejudiced by heterosexuals against homosexuals ("Merriam-Webster.com").
Discrimination can occur in many different forms such as beliefs, customs, cultures, and traditions which exist in countless countries across the globe, and even in those where discrimination is generally shunned and is a taboo. There are many different kinds of discrimination which includes but are not limited to ageism or age discrimination, racism or racial discrimination, sexism or sexual discrimination, ableism or discrimination towards the disabled, and discriminating those of a different nationality. Ageism or age discrimination is the discrimination and biasness based only or mostly on the basis of a person’s age group. It is a set of practices, customs, and traditions which are used to support their reason for discrimination based on a person 's age. Ageism is very commonly directed towards the elderly, teenagers, or young
Discrimination refers to unjustifiable behaviour towards a group of people, whether it be due to their age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation or ethnical orientation. Correll et al (2010) defines discrimination as ‘behaviour directed towards category members that is consequential for their outcomes and that is directed towards them, not because of any particular deservingness or reciprocity but simply because they happen to be members of that category. ’ Everyone has a right to equality before the law and to be protected from discrimination. Despite this, people all around the world are discriminated against every day. Such discrimination has even resulted in policies of ethnical cleansing and genocide.
Introduction Discrimination in the workplace has a negative impact on many people due to the fact they are either denied work or are suffering from unequal treatment in the workforce. There are different types of discrimination such as: disability discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, and gender discrimination regarding equal pay and occupational segregation. Discrimination occurs everywhere in the world, but there are many laws and legislations that are put into place to prevent discrimination from occurring. Discrimination can be defined as treating individuals differently based on their properties such as race, age, sex, disability or mental condition (Lippert-Rasmussen, 2006, p. 168). Discrimination will be addressed by subheadings
21% of LGBTQQ employees reported workplace discrimination. These things (race religion, sexuaility) should not effect the way people are treated in the workplace. None of theses conditions affects the person's ability to perform a task or work at a job. Much of this discrimination comes from racial views of the country. There are some people that believe that LGBTQQ people are not equal just because they are different.
There was a lot of discrimination in the sense that once they noted one was gay. They hunted for small issues that will lead to the dismissal of the employee from the company. The greatest concern was a case where the recruitment exercise was done with a close focus on whether the shortlisted individual was gay. In fact, it was insulting that the interviewers could even ask a candidate directly whether or not is married and the nature of the marriage (Xu, Lu, & Gu, 2014). On the occasion that one was found a gay or a lesbian, the interviewers would find ways to neutralize the individual not to be
Age, disability, pay, genetic information, and harassment are all considered to be part of discrimination. The most common and known types include religion, race, and gender. There are many different ways that someone’s life can be impacted in an adverse way because of who they are, and who can be themselves in a world where they are constantly being treated differently? Millions of people, all different races and religions, have been judged based on skin color and what they believe in. Starting in Berlin, Germany,
UNIT 2: EQUALITY, DIVERSITY AND RIGHTS JADA COOPER 20140170 P4: This task will explain 2 different national initiatives, stating when they were set up, the purpose and also how they promote anti-discriminatory practises. It will also talk about Charters and their importance, whilst discussing 2 of the codes of practices’. Care Standards Act 2000 The Care Standards was established in 2000, its’ aim is to ensure that the standards of care within all institutions were not inadequate as the rules and regulations have to be adhered to. The care standards act try’s to make sure that all institutions are equipped and well facilitated to meet the needs of those within the provision.
Substitute the word “gay” in any of those cases, and the terms suddenly become far less loaded, so that the ring of disapproval and judgment evaporates. Some gay rights advocates have declared the term off limits. The Gay and Lesbian Alliance against slander, or Glad, has put “homosexual” on its list of offensive terms and in 2006 persuaded The Associated Press, whose stylebook is the widely used by many news organizations, to restrict use of the word. Miss Suhashini a, lecturer of Phycology Department at UTAR who was currently doing research about LGBT has looked at the way the term is used by those who try to portray gays and lesbians as deviant. What is most telling about substituting it for gay or lesbian are the images that homosexual tends to activate in the brain, she said.
People are different. People all around the world are different. Why do we as different people categorize others based on their skin color or their gender identity. We should all understand what it means to be different. We all have our rights so the LGBTQ community should also have their rights.