positive discrimination

Definitions

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

Law

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

Politics

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