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  1. Name : Alison  Lopez

  1. Class: 11th Grade ´B´

  1. Date : January 24th , 2017

 

DISCRIMINATION

Discrimination

Discrimination is treating, or proposing to treat, someone unfavourably because of a personal characteristic protected by the law. This includes bullying someone because of a protected characteristic.

The Equal Opportunity Act 2010 Victoria's anti discrimination law protects people from discrimination and harassment in areas of public life such as workplaces, schools, clubs, shops or places that provide services.

Discrimination

Discrimination is treating, or proposing to treat, someone unfavourably because of a personal characteristic protected by the law. This includes bullying someone because of a protected characteristic.

The Equal Opportunity Act 2010 Victoria's anti discrimination law protects people from discrimination and harassment in areas of public life such as workplaces, schools, clubs, shops or places that provide services.

Types of discrimination

You can be discriminated against directly or indirectly. In Victoria it is against the law for someone to discriminate against you because of a personal characteristic that you have, or someone assumes that you have. These personal characteristics are things like age, race, disability, physical features and political beliefs.

 

Find out more about the different types of discrimination

 

It is also against the law to sexually harass or victimise someone

 

Discrimination

Discrimination is treating, or proposing to treat, someone unfavourably because of a personal characteristic protected by the law. This includes bullying someone because of a protected characteristic 

The Equal Opportunity Act 2010 Victoria's anti discrimination law protects people from discrimination and harassment in areas of public life such as workplaces, schools, clubs, shops or places that provide services..

 

Discrimination

Discrimination is treating, or proposing to treat, someone unfavourably because of a personal characteristic protected by the law. This includes bullying someone because of a protected characteristic.

The Equal Opportunity Act 2010 Victoria's anti discrimination law protects people from discrimination and harassment in areas of public life such as workplaces, schools, clubs, shops or places that provide services.

Discrimination

Discrimination is treating, or proposing to treat, someone unfavourably because of a personal characteristic protected by the law. This includes bullying someone because of a protected characteristic.

The Equal Opportunity Act 2010 Victoria's anti discrimination law protects people from discrimination and harassment in areas of public life such as workplaces, schools, clubs, shops or places that provide services.

 

Victimisation

 

Victimisation is subjecting, or threatening to subject, someone to something detrimental because they have asserted their rights under equal opportunity law, made a complaint, helped someone else to make a complaint, or refused to do something because it would be discrimination, sexual harassment or victimisation.

For example, Donna’s boss fires her after she complains that a colleague is sexually harassing her.

 

Where can discrimination occur?

 

Discrimination is against the law when it occurs in an area of public life such as clubs, schools and shops, or in the workplace.

 

Find out more about public places of discrimination.

Discrimination

Discrimination is treating, or proposing to treat, someone unfavourably because of a personal characteristic protected by the law. This includes bullying someone because of a protected characteristic.

The Equal Opportunity Act 2010 Victoria's anti discrimination law protects people from discrimination and harassment in areas of public life such as workplaces, schools, clubs, shops or places that provide services.

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Discrimination

Discrimination is treating, or proposing to treat, someone unfavourably because of a personal characteristic protected by the law. This includes bullying someone because of a protected characteristic.

The Equal Opportunity Act 2010 Victoria's anti discrimination law protects people from discrimination and harassment in areas of public life such as workplaces, schools, clubs, shops or places that provide services.