Unit 2 P1 Essay

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What is equality? Treat every individual equally in status, rights and opportunities. Equality is about making sure that every individual has an equal opportunity to make the most of their lives and abilities and believing that no one should have lesser life chances because of where they were born, what they believe or whether they have a disability. Another example is race, disability, gender and sexuality have experienced discrimination. What is diversity? Diversity basically means difference. Meaning, accepting and respecting the differences and being able to value and respect them. These can be along the lengths of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs or political beliefs. It is the exploration of these differences in a safe and positive. It is about understanding each other and moving beyond simple tolerance to embracing. Diversity helps in meeting different people from different countries, so helping to learn different culture, different types of food, various religions, different languages, which helps bring the society together which allows people coming together to socialise. Being open to other cultures and being able to get along with everyone even thou they have difference, which therefore allows our everyday lives to be more interesting, even at the basic levels as then types of food we eat. Example: Rosehill Nursery At Rosehill Nursery there are different people which come from different backgrounds that attend the nursery. There are different cultures and religions such as: Sikh, Muslim, Christian, Catholic, Hinduism etc. this is an advantage as each individual will be able to learn about each and every culture and religion. . What is discrimination? Discrimination is the unfair or prejudicial treatment of different groups of people, particularly of race, age or

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