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P3- Describe the factors that may influence the equality of opportunities for individuals.

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P3- Describe the factors that may influence the equality of opportunities for individuals. Discrimination Discrimination means to treat people some types of people less well than others. Direct discrimination Direct discrimination occurs when a person is treated less favorably than another in a comparable situation because of their racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation. An example of direct discrimination is a job advert, which says "no disabled people need apply. Indirect discrimination Indirect discrimination means that one person is treat exactly the same as another. An example of indirect discrimination is requiring all people who apply for a certain job to sit a test in a particular language, even though that language is not necessary for the job. ...read more.

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For example elderly people are discriminate because everybody thing that elderly people are forgetful so this leads to lower self esteem and lack of confidence and don't want to go out and this also lead to lack of socialization so it is very important that people are not discriminate because of their age difference. Religion People are discriminated because of their religion difference and their beliefs. It can lead to feeling unworthy, depression, and withdrawal from other people and lower self esteem. Care worker may prejudge people for example if a health care worker believes that all Asians are vegetarian and they may not offer an Asian service user the full range of available menus. ...read more.

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We make sure that people are not discriminate because of disability. Language: Language discrimination occurs when a person is treated differently because of that person's native language or other characteristic of that person speech. This can lead to lower their self esteem and make them feel that they are not valuable. For example: Employ may be subjected to language discrimination if the workplace has a policy to speak English only but the employer language is something other than English. The employer may also be victim of language discrimination if he/she is treated worse than others employees because he/she speaks English with a different accent or may not qualify for a job because of lack of English proficiency. Colour of skin People are discriminate due to different skin colours. ...read more.

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