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[mass noun] Fair and unprejudiced treatment of different categories of people:‘the right to non-discrimination on the grounds of gender is fundamental to democracy’
fairness, justness, equitability, impartiality, even-handedness, egalitarianism, equal rights, equal opportunities, non-discriminationView synonyms
- ‘The law also guarantees the basic indigenous peoples ' rights such as equal protection, nondiscrimination, and respect for cultural integrity.’
- ‘To understand civility, it is helpful to compare it with the related requirement of non-discrimination.’
- ‘This extension of non-discrimination from government to civil society is not just a shift in the scale of liberal norms, it also involves a radical extension in the obligations of liberal citizenship.’
- ‘One of the most fundamental of those goals is achieving equality and non-discrimination.’
- ‘They sought commitments regarding human rights code protection, access to services, child custody rights and non-discrimination in housing and employment within feminist agendas.’
- ‘Seek out television, radio, and print opportunities to preach the message of nondiscrimination.’
- ‘Interestingly, non-discrimination and tolerance of others is also a duty.’
- ‘Some people believe that legal non-discrimination in education and employment is sufficient.’
- ‘There were more modest possibilities for acknowledging gay relationships, emphasizing tolerance and nondiscrimination.’
- ‘The small bribes probably didn't violate any human right such as liberty, security, non-discrimination, minimal education and political participation.’
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