Unit 3 Nvq3 Hsc

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1.1. Explain what is meant by: • Diversity • Equality • Inclusion • Discrmination Diversity: Diversity literally means difference. Diversity is significantly related to the fact that though people are very similar to each other, but they are also different and unique in many ways. Diversity is about recognizing and valuing those differences. Therefore it consists many factors which are visible or non-visible, which include personal characteristics such as background, culture, personality and work-style in addition to the characteristics that are protected under discrimination legislation in terms of race, disability, gender, religion and belief, sexual orientation and age. By recognizing and understanding our individual differences and embracing them, or by moving beyond simple tolerance, we can create a productive environment in which everybody feels valued. Equality: Equality- is about treating people fairly, regardless of their differences, by ensuring that they have access to the same life opportunities as everyone else, i.e. that they have equal chances. Life opportunities including: housing. Warmth and shelter are basic human needs. Moreover education and employment are also important factors related to being equal. It means that for everybody capable of learning and working is vital to perform it because it helps to realise our full potential as human beings. Inclusion: Inclusion is a term being relevant to accepting everyone, regardless of difference. It is also about getting rid of intolerance of differences and providing help and support where appropriate. Why inclusion? Because any organisation or institution, including local authorities, health service providers, educational establishments, the police service, voluntary organisations and workplaces, that supports and promotes inclusion demonstrates that it values everything about
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