positive discrimination


Human Resources

  • the practice of giving more favourable treatment to a minority to help them be more equal

Information & Library Science

  • noun a policy which deliberately treats one group of people better than others because they have previously been unfairly treated


  • noun discrimination in favour of one category of workers, such as women, to enable them to be more equal


  • noun the policy of giving more favourable treatment to members of groups who have often suffered from unfair treatment