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Discrimination

Meanings and phrases

discrimination

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice; favoritism; favouritism
  2. the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished; secernment

freedom from discrimination

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. immunity from discrimination on the basis of race or sex or nationality or religion or age; guaranteed by federal laws of the United States

racial discrimination

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race; racism; racialism
E.g.
  • Today, all modern voucher programs prohibit racial discrimination.
  • Crain was constantly exposed to racial discrimination in the army.
  • In 1998, four city employees filed charges of racial discrimination.

sexual discrimination

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. discrimination (usually in employment) that excludes one sex (usually women) to the benefit of the other sex

discrimination against

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, systematic discrimination against Albanians still existed.
  • It prohibited unfair labor practices such as discrimination against union members.
  • He described the purpose of the event "was to protest discrimination against the fat."

discrimination based

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This act bans discrimination based on disability.
  • Employment discrimination based on sexual orientation varies by country.
  • He also voted against bills to prohibit discrimination based on gender identity.

gender discrimination

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His works emphasize social injustice, corruption and gender discrimination.
  • They mostly focus on migrant rights, climate change, LGBTQ+ rights, and gender discrimination.
  • After studying, she worked in employment law, LGBT and gender discrimination, and healthcare policy.

against discrimination

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Robinson was strongly against discrimination.
  • In church teaching, there is a presumption against discrimination based on sexual orientation.
  • The protests started on 28 March 2018, and are against discrimination towards the ethnic Arab minority.

sex discrimination

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The court held that gay and lesbian pornography does constitute sex discrimination.
  • Title IX, part of a federal civil rights statute enacted as part of the Education Amendments of 1972, prohibits sex discrimination.
  • Thus, outside the United States, laws prohibiting sex discrimination in the educational system could have limited effect on sports programs.

employment discrimination

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Rader is a lawyer who represents victims of employment discrimination.
  • Unlike the Equality Act of 1974, the main focus of the ENDA was to end employment discrimination.
  • This may apply to a wide range of abuses, ranging from domestic violence to employment discrimination.

religious discrimination

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • An 1868 Act would sanction religious discrimination.
  • A 1999 law on religion prohibits religious discrimination.

discrimination against women

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Cameroonian society is male-dominated, and violence and discrimination against women is common.
  • The U.S. Department of State has stated that discrimination against women is a problem in Brunei.
  • The discrimination against women which took many forms, continued into the late twentieth century.

without discrimination

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • mixing serious and humorous strips without discrimination).
  • All of these must be available to all without discrimination.
  • Benefits from such a scheme must be adequate, accessible to all, and provided without discrimination.

forms of discrimination

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • People of color face wide-ranging forms of discrimination in Greek life.
  • CASSA is committed to the elimination of all forms of discrimination from Canadian society.
  • The ILO identifies all these forms of discrimination as violations of international labor standards.

prohibits discrimination

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Title VII prohibits discrimination.
  • It is broad in that it prohibits discrimination under a potentially unlimited number of grounds.
  • The Constitution of South Korea prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, religion and social status.

age discrimination

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Silva and Jack Fette, another NFL official, sued the league for age discrimination in 1992.
  • In response, several lawsuits were filed against Dick's and Walmart claiming age discrimination.
  • The film focuses on the continuous battle against age discrimination faced by Dees and many like her.

discrimination in employment

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The defense boom benefited whites, but black workers were denied opportunities because of widespread racial discrimination in employment.
  • The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was charged with interpreting the 1990 law with regard to discrimination in employment.
  • Representatives of the Vodou and Muslim communities have reported social stigma against their communities, and discrimination in employment.
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