Promoting diversity isn't just something that employers should think about, it's a topic that we should all be aware of.
Discrimination is where you or someone else gets unfairly treated because of a bias that an individual or group of people may have against you.
The Government detail nine areas where discrimination can take place. These are also called 'protected characteristics', these are:
Everyone should feel accepted and protected in all areas of their life, including:
This protection comes from the Equality Act 2010.
There are many ways that you can promote diversity -whether this is in the workplace, school/college or within your community.
Here are some orgainsations that promote and champion diversity:
If you're an employer, find out how you can promote diversity and inclusion in your workplace.
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