Understand The Importance Of Diversity, Equality, And Inclusion

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Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion 1.1 Explain what is meant by • Diversity • Equality • Inclusion DIVERSITY Diversity is recognition of individual differences it encompasses acceptance and respect with the understanding that each individual is unique. These can be along the dimensions of race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical abilities, socio-economic status, age, religious beliefs, political beliefs or other ideologies. It is the exploration of these differences in a safe, positive and nurturing environment thereby moving from simple tolerance of one another to embracing and celebrating the rich dimensions of each individual. Individual and group diversity needs to be considered in order to ensure…show more content…
The Right to equality is treating people to be equal in dignity , respect, consideration and also participating on an equal basis with others in issues of economic, social, political, cultural or civil life, Equal Treatment is not treating people differently according to their different circumstances to assert their equal worth and capabilities to participate in the society. INCLUSION Inclusion can be defined as a set of practice to ensure that people feel belong, engaged and respected, valued and connected. It aims at embracing people irrespective of race, gender, disability or other attributes that can be perceived as different. Inclusion reduces exclusion, discrimination and lack of participation. It allows for restructuring of cultures, policies and practice in order to respond to diversity so as to value everyone. 1.2 Describe the potential effects of discrimination. These could be Direct, indirect, positive ETC Direct Discrimination: is when a person is treated less favourably on grounds of gender, disability, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief such as not recruiting a disabled person based on the assumption that they will not meet the required

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