Examples Of Inequality

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Introduction Inequality: the lack of equality or fair treatment in the sharing of wealth or opportunities. I am almost positive that everyone knows what inequality is or has experienced it in some way because they are considered “different” than other people. People may be seen as “different” because of their race, religion, gender, social status, and countless other reasons. There are numerous religions in the world, with some of the main ones being Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Judaism. These religions are practiced in countries all over the world, by all types of people.Given the world’s modern circumstances, more and more people are being treated unequally because of their religion. This is extremely unfair to these…show more content…
America’s view on Islams In recent years, Islamic people have been one of the main religions that are being discriminated against, which is due to…show more content…
The law protects those that belong to traditional religions, such as Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Judaism. The law also protects those that have “sincerely held religious, ethical, or moral beliefs” (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission). The law prohibits discrimination when it comes to any aspect of employment, but this does not mean it does not occur. In 2012, Imane Boudlal, a former Walt Disney Corporation employee filed a lawsuit against the company for religious discrimination and harassment in a disagreement involving her hijab, which is a headscarf that Muslim women wear. She began working at the company as a hostess at Storytellers Cafe in the Grand California Hotel and Spa in Anaheim, California in early 2008 (Judy Greenwald, 2012). According to the lawsuit, Boudlal “suffered from repeated ethnic and religious slurs” from her co-workers. In June of 2010, she decided that she wanted to permanently wear her hijab to work, and asked her supervisor for permission to wear it to work. Her supervisor told her that it did not follow Disney’s “look” policy and that it would “negatively affect patron’s experiences at the cafe.” The complaint also states that “Disney did not seek to enforce its ‘look’ policy against other hosts or hostesses at the Storytellers Cafe who visibly displayed tattoos, crosses, and other religious insignia or wore their hair
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