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DATE: JANUARY 24, 2017




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Discrimination is the Act of treating an individual or a group of people in a manner that is illegal or unfavorably for reasons of race, colour, sex, nationality, language, religion or social origin.

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1. not miss someone to a single settlement for its color of skin.

2. the discrimination that did in the past with respect to persons who suffered from diseases like leprosy.

3. the discrimination faced by people suffering from sexually transmitted diseases, as the syndrome of acquired immunodeficiency (AIDS), gonorrhea and others.




Discriminate means to differentiate, distinguish, separate one thing from another. Discrimination is a situation in which a person or group is treated because of prejudices unfavorable way, usually because they belong to a different social category; It must be distinguished from positive discrimination (which implies differentiation and recognition). These categories include race, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic range, age and disability. There is comprehensive legislation against discrimination in the field of equal opportunities in employment, housing and goods and services.

Most countries practice discrimination against foreigners and other minorities within their borders. This discrimination can be by reasons of religion (as the existing between Protestant and Catholic or between Muslim and Jewish), by reasons of race (as the political of apartheid that is practiced in South Africa between 1948 and 1992) or by reasons of sex (as occurs in many countries where the women have rights very limited, or the discrimination to homosexual). The legislation of each country should be the means for combating discrimination, but often it is precisely these laws which, either active or passive, encourage discriminatory practices. He has been generally observed that discrimination increases significantly in periods of economic recession, where people dumped their dissatisfaction over other ethnic or religious groups considered as the suspected cause of this situation.

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cuadorian society similar to many other societies has failed to eradicate racial discrimination, as demonstrated by the survey on racism and racial discrimination carried out in 2004, where 65% of the respondents admitted that the Ecuadorian people are racist. Afro-Ecuadorians are the biggest victims of racism (88%), followed by Indians (71%) 

Racism is a system of power that gives privileges to the population that has been considered as "superior" and they marginalize spaces to people of African descent and indigenous peoples. Racial discrimination is any distinction, exclusion, restriction or preference on the basis of descent, or national or ethnic origin which has the object or result by nullifying the recognition, enjoyment or exercise under conditions of equality, of human rights. Racism and racial discrimination operate jointly.


Racial discrimination is experienced individually to see us prevented from exercising our rights for being different, and when the needs of all and all are not handled properly from the State, we are facing structural discrimination evidenced in social indicators. Thus, unemployment for Afro-Ecuadorians in the year 2007 and 2009 was 1.5 times larger than the unemployment in the mestizo population.

Additionally, the report objectives of development of the Millennium, State of it situation people Afro 2007, says that there is a close relationship between poverty and ethnicity, it poverty is emphasizes in Afro-Ecuadorian and indigenous.


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