What are the different types of discrimination?
Lists the physical and personal characteristics which are protected by law and explains that you are not allowed to be treated differently from other people because of those characteristics.
Explains what is meant by indirect discrimination, when a practice, policy, or rule applied to everyone puts certain groups of people at a disadvantage.
Explains what is meant by comparators in discrimination cases - proving someone with a protected characteristic has not been treated worse than someone without that characteristic.
Explains the reasons why discrimination might be justified in some situations, according to the Equality Act 2010.
Pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work and outside work, and what counts as unfavourable treatment.
Explains how you are protected from discrimination if you need to take time off work because of gender reassignment (sex change).
Explains how you might be treated unfairly because of something connected to a disability, such as special equipment or adaptations, rather than the disability itself.
Explains the duty of employers, and providers of education, housing and other facilities, to make reasonable adjustments to allow disabled users to access premises and services.
Explains what kinds of behaviour count as harassment and the action you can take about it.
Explains what kinds of behaviour count as sexual harassment and the action you can take about it.
Explains that it is illegal to make someone discriminate against, harass or victimise a certain individual or group and action you can take if it happens.
Explains what is meant by victimisation - when you have raised concerns about discrimination against you, or someone else, and you are treated badly because of this.