Racial Discrimination


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Racial Discrimination

Deliberate or unintentional preferential or detrimental treatment toward persons of a given race. For example, a person may prefer to hire persons of race A or may be more likely to dismiss persons of race B. In many jurisdictions, racial discrimination is illegal in business settings, though the specific measures taken to prevent it have proven controversial. See also: Affirmative action.
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Ongoing issue Racial discrimination is a "plague" in society
As this year marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the European Union continues more than ever its dedicated work towards the universalisation of the Declaration's fundamental values, working closely with all our partner countries, regional and international organisations, National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs), civil society and human rights defenders, towards the elimination of racial discrimination.
Representative of OHCHR, Omar Fassatoui said racial discrimination does exist or even has increased in Tunisia, but that it remained at the stage of "undeclared discrimination", which necessarily implied the promulgation of a law incriminating it, in accordance with international standards.
As home health aides are projected to grow 48% from 2012 to 2022 (USDOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014), it is necessary to investigate how home health aides experience in the workplace, with respect to perceived racial discrimination and the extent to which racial discrimination affects home health care organizations.
"Nationally you've seen a series of stories regarding instances of racial discrimination or racially motivated on goings on college campuses and universities," Martinez Fischer said.
According to the police, it was not a case of racial discrimination but a mere fight between two groups.
A former banker with Barclays Plc (LSE: BARC) has sued the bank for racial discrimination.
Last week, a government delegation presented a report on its measures to fight racial discrimination to a panel of experts, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD).
The figures emerged after it was asked in Parliament how many police officers in England and Wales had been dismissed from the service following incidents of alleged racial discrimination.
The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination by its State parties.
Shades of the past: Experiences of racial discrimination among a sample of university students in Jamaica
Mutuma Ruteere, the UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.