Discrimination is often based on ignorance, prejudices and negative stereotypes. Because many people fear what seems strange or unknown, they react with suspicion or even violence to anyone whose appearance, culture or behaviour is unfamiliar.
"We are all the same We all have the same rights"
Consequences of Discrimination
Physical and emotional impacts:
Exclusion or rejection directed to you by others for reasons that you often have no control of can cause extreme worry to an individual.
Social, educational and financial impacts:
Discrimination, harassment and victimization leave the individual confused and broken.
Society and Businesses
Communities and businesses that fail to take strong action on discrimination tend to be lower in productivity.