Importance Of Anti-Discriminatory, Equality And Support Diversity

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1. Explain what is meant by:

Equality:
Equality means that everyone is treated equally. Every individual is different in their own way and no one should be less favourable specific to their needs including areas of their race, gender, disability, religion or belief. we are also promoting the individuals rights by treating individuals equal. we must respect the child’s choices and fairness, and we must respond to their choices in following what they wish to do and responding to their needs.
Promoting equality should remover discrimination in all areas. We can promote equality within the workplace by following policies and procedures, challenging discrimination that happens by following procedures, removing barriers that are in place for young
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For example, if some children don’t celebrate Christmas we must make sure we are doing alternative activities with these children whilst other children are doing Christmas activities. Also, depending on the age of the child, they could offer a great amount of input and knowledge on it we might not be able to provide. This way the child is actively participating by offering their knowledge and making a positive contribution
2. Explain the importance of anti-discriminatory/anti-bias practice, giving examples of how it is applied in your setting with children and carers. Explain how inclusive practice promotes equality and supports diversity.
To have an anti-discriminatory and anti-biased practice it is all about ensuring you refrain from judging or making assumptions as this helps to promote and protect children’s welfare as well as set a good example as a role model. If you create a setting in which has an anti-discriminatory practice, then it is easily seen to be working with the parents to build up relationships as well as in the child’s best interests. Overall the setting should:
• Be diverse and non-bias in which will teach the children to be open and not judge people due to differences in which teaches them how to accept
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Discrimination can prompt individuals to withdraw socially, lash out at others and participate in violent tendencies when they feel threatened. The potential effects of discrimination may also affect work and social relations between people of differing religions, cultures, gender, race and sexual orientation. For example, if a Muslim is discriminated by a Christian, they might not communicate with other Christians as a result with be discriminated by one. The feelings associated with discrimination can lead to stereotyping, which can discourage people from networking or associating with those who are related to a particular group based on race, gender, religious preference or

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