Unit 9 Essay

707 Words Feb 22nd, 2013 3 Pages
1.1 Explain what is meant by: diversity, equality, inclusion, discrimination Diversity means where there is an difference between individuals or groups such as their culture, nationality, gender, age, beliefs or ethnic origin. Equality means the rights the individuals have such as giving choices, respect and services in response to individual needs. Inclusion is the process of identifying, understanding and breaking down barriers to participation and belongings. Discrimination means individuals or groups getting direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, treating individuals less favourably than others or effects of discrimination. Such things can be for example the colour of their skin, their disabilty and any aspects …show more content…
2.1 Identify which legislation and codes of practice relating to equality , diversity and discrimination apply to own role Disability descrimination act 1995 protects the rights of all those who are disabled and also places a duty at work to eliminate barriers to ensure that people can have equal access. Children act 1989 plays the role in setting out duties for the local authorities to provide services according to the needs of children and to ensure that they are safe and have a good welfare. Human rights act 1998 this sets out rights for all the individuals and it allows them all to take any action against authorities when their rights have been affected. Equality act 2010 this sets out the legal responsibilities of public bodies to provide equality of opportunity for all.
2.2 Show interaction with individuals that respects their beliefs, culture, values and preferences

2.3 Describe how to challenge discrimination in a way that encourages change Challenging discrimination in a way that encourages change is about making sure to provide everyone's needs or wants and never to ignore on such a discriminatory behaviour if it ever arises. There will be children teasing others for being different for example their race, age or religion. The children might be young to understand how much it can have an impact of the words or actions they use on another. The children must be made to aware

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