Tda 3.6 Essay

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3.6 Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people Area 1 1.1 Human Rights Act (1998) The Human Rights Act was mainly put into place to ensure equality for adults and also to support them with bringing up their children. This legislation ensures that each individual has exactly the same rights as everyone else in society. Some of these rights are: Having the right to follow any religion or belief The ability to go into education Prohibition of discrimination Following this legislation in my setting promotes equality as discrimination is not allowed. Therefore, I ensure I speak to everyone in the same manner and treat them equally and fairly. Also, this makes people from different backgrounds feel welcome and comfortable within the setting. United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child (1989) The UNCRC has 54 articles on how to promote the rights of each individual child. The legislation itself protects and sets out every child’s rights. This legislation was put in place in order to meet each child’s individual needs and to provide them with plenty of opportunities. Also, it was founded because children under the age of 18 require more special care and protection than adults do. This legislation is made up of four key principles. These are: Non-discrimination Best interests of the child Right to life and development Respect views of the child Applying this legislation to my setting promotes equality as it has been set up in order to meet the needs of each individual child within the setting. Also, children will feel valued in school as i treat each child equally and give them support needed to meet their individual needs. Children Act (2004) The Children Act was put in place in order to prevent harm from children and to ensure children are well. ‘An Act to reform the law relating to children; to
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