Ncfe E&D Unit 1 Essay

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NCFE Certificate in Equality and Diversity
NCFE Certificate in Equality and Diversity
Unit 1 Assessment
Unit 1 Assessment
SECTION 1: UNDERSTANDING EQUALITY
SECTION 1: UNDERSTANDING EQUALITY
Maylia was born in Britain in 1974. Her parents were both born in Uganda but sought refugee status which they were granted in the early 1960s. Maylia has a slight accent which she has grown up with from her parents and family.
Maylia was born in Britain in 1974. Her parents were both born in Uganda but sought refugee status which they were granted in the early 1960s. Maylia has a slight accent which she has grown up with from her parents and family.
Maylia works at a fishmongers and discovers that she is being paid £5.94 per hour whereas her
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Religion: No religion

Culture: British
British from England
No Religious and cultural beliefs

NCFE Certificate in Equality and Diversity
NCFE Certificate in Equality and Diversity
Unit 1 Assessment
Unit 1 Assessment
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Explain what is meant by the following:
Explain what is meant by the following:
a) Dual discrimination
a) Dual discrimination
b) Positive discrimination
b) Positive discrimination
c) Discrimination arising from disability
c) Discrimination arising from disability
d) Discrimination by association
d) Discrimination by association
e) Protected characteristics
e) Protected characteristics
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People who are discriminated against because they have more than one difference.
People who are treated better than others because they are different to someone else. For example at a job you might have a African boss who treats employees from Africa better than others.
People who are treated unfairly because of them having a disability.
When one person is treated unfairly because of them having a disability.
Protected characteristics are things that an employer cannot think about when hiring someone. These can include age, gender, religion and more.

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