Unit Ct06 Diversity

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Explain what is meant by 1.1 Diversity; is respecting individuals differences, recognising uniqueness of individuals and treating people as individuals. Also celebrating individual’s differences. Equality; is ensuring access to opportunities for all involved. Making sure everyone has equal rights and preventing discrimination Inclusion; is so everyone feels respected. Being valued for who and what they are. So everyone has a full and active participation and give them a sense of belonging. Discrimination: Discrimination is the prejudicial treatment of an individual based on their membership in a certain group or category. 1.2 Describe the potential effects of discrimination Potential effects may include affecting an individual’s self-esteem, causing stress and upset also creating tensions. Discrimination can also make people feel isolated and affect individual’s hopes and expectations. Can also lead to stereo typing, labelling and producing prejudices. 1.3 Explain the importance of inclusive practice in promoting equality and supporting diversity. Inclusive practice is about the attitudes, approaches and strategies taken to ensure that people are not excluded or isolated. It means supporting diversity by accepting and welcoming people’s differences, and promoting equality by ensuring equal opportunities for all. Most of all aspects of diversity. Having a sound awareness of and responding sensitively to an individual’s diverse needs supports them in developing a sense of belonging, well-being and confidence in their identity and abilities. And it helps them to achieve their potential and take their rightful place in society. 2.1 A description of the legislation and codes of practice relating to diversity, equality, inclusion and discrimination. The equality act is a legislation that is in place to ensure that people are given equal rights
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