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Is that discrimination?

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Are you being discriminated against? Do you have to put up with jokes about your age, sexuality or colour? Are you treated unfairly because of your religion, a disability or where you come from? Do colleagues of the opposite sex get a better deal?

You shouldn't have to put up with unfair treatment, just because of who you are. Here we will show you how to recognise discrimination, explain why you shouldn't put up with it and help you take action to deal with it.

Find us on FacebookThese pages include information about the new Equality Act, practical guides, real-life stories, tips and quizzes, discrimination sound files and a problem page.

What's it all about?

Unfair dismissal New Find out more about the 'Is that discrimination?' campaign and how you can get involved. View discrimination cases that have made the news and check out real-life stories from our readers.

Is that fair?

Same sex couple new Discrimination is completely unfair. And with the new Equality Act you have new rights to protect you from it! Our guide explains how to recognise when you are being discriminated against.

You don't have to put up with it!

Older Lady New If you're being discriminated against you don't just have to put up with it. Our guide explains the steps you can take and the organisations that can help you to put an end to unfair treatment.

Got a problem?

Young black woman Think you've been treated unfairly? Don't know what to do about it? Wondering if other people have faced the same problem? Check out our problem page for real questions on discrimination.

Singled out? Sort it out!

Young gay man listening to music Puzzled by prejudice? Distressed by discrimination? Well, you might have been singled out for unfair treatment. But you’re not alone. In this webmagazine we’ve got quizzes, readers’ letters and our resident agony uncle, Richard...

ITD? for advisers

Plenet worksheet Do your clients experience discrimination or problems with their human rights? This section explains how you can get involved with the ITD? project and includes information, tools and resources to help your agency tackle the issues...

Get discrimination advice

Jim and adviser new If you’re being treated unfairly and don't know what to do, don’t panic or bury your head in the sand: there are lots of different organisations that can help. Here we list some of them and briefly explain what they do.

Get discrimination mediation

Mediation new If you feel that you have been discriminated against because of who you are, you don’t have to put up with it. Mediation is one of the ways that you can try to sort things out.

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About 'Is that discrimination?'

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'Is that discrimination?' is supported by the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity – PROGRESS 2007–2013. The information on these pages covers England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. For more information see About 'Is that discrimination?'.

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