Category: Equality and Diversity
Equality is about ensuring everybody has an equal opportunity, and is not treated differently or discriminated against because of their characteristics. Diversity is about taking account of the differences between people and groups of people and placing a positive value on those differences. Equality and diversity are about promoting equality of opportunity for all, giving every individual the chance to achieve their potential, free from prejudice and discrimination. All acts that maintain or improve equality or diversity are linked to this sub-category.