Unit 4222-303 Essay

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Learning Outcome 1 1.1 Explain what is meant by * Diversity = Diversity means difference. Diversity recognises that though people have things in common they are also different and unique in other ways. Diversity is about recognising these differences and valuing them. Diversity is in the form of visible and non-visible differences which include personal characteristics such as background, culture and personality also race, disability, age, gender belief and religion. By understanding these differences and celebrating them we can create an environment where everybody feels valued. * Equality = Equality is a way of treating every individual in a way that suits their needs without making an example of them or treating them worse than another. People are given equal opportunities allowing them access to the same rights, choices and resources, regardless of their gender, age, race, sexual orientation, religious beliefs or cultural background. * Inclusion = Inclusion would mean that everybody would be accepted and included regardless of their gender, race, age, sexual orientation, religious belief or cultural background. Two examples of this are: a solely white group would welcome a black or Asian person into their activities, a wheelchair bound child freely joining in within a dance group with no other physical disabilities. 1.2 Describe the potential effects of discrimination There are many effects of discrimination on an individual mostly these are negative in nature. The effects can vary from person to person however they may include low self-esteem, the individual showing signs of anger or violence towards others, self-harm/suicide (in more severe cases), very low moods, feeling very isolated and different to others. The effect on the individual’s family and friends can be just as bad they can also feel angry, upset, isolated and low in mood, embarrassed and
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