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equal opportunity

n.
Absence of discrimination, as in the workplace, based on race, color, age, gender, national origin, religion, or mental or physical disability.

equal opportunity

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms)
a. the offering of employment, pay, or promotion equally to all, without discrimination as to sex, race, colour, disability, etc
b. (as modifier): our equal-opportunity policy; an equal-opportunities employer.

e′qual opportu′nity


n.
policies and practices, esp. in employment, that bar discrimination based on race, color, age, sex, religion, mental or physical handicap, or national origin.
e′qual-opportu′nity, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.equal opportunity - the right to equivalent opportunities for employment regardless of race or color or sex or national originequal opportunity - the right to equivalent opportunities for employment regardless of race or color or sex or national origin
civil right - right or rights belonging to a person by reason of citizenship including especially the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th amendments and subsequent acts of Congress including the right to legal and social and economic equality
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Translations
esélyegyenlõség
References in classic literature ?
They set out for the goal of fame with equal opportunities.
According to the Chairperson, the concept of equal opportunities needs to be given its rightful importance in society and should become a social reality.
A Resolution on promoting equal opportunities for women and men in research activities was adopted by EU Research Ministers on May 20 in Brussels.
BNA) -- The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) has welcomed the Bahrain Airport Company (BAC)'s initiative to establish an Equal Opportunities Unit to set standards that ensure equal opportunities and achieve women's needs.
Deutsche Post DHL has been honored this year with the TOTAL E-QUALITY award for the fifth consecutive time in recognition of human resources policies that are designed to create equal opportunities for women and men.
Representatives of employers and public service unions agreed a joint pact on March 8 in support of equal opportunities in local government by setting up joint Social Dialogue Committee.
BNA)-- Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King, President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) and Chairperson of the National Committee to follow up and implement the national model of integrating women's needs in the government's work plan affirmed that what has been achieved integrating women's needs in development confirms the Kingdom of Bahrain's commitment to ensuring the application of the equal opportunities principle as an approach that ensures women equal opportunities with men in the process of construction and development.
Summary:The European Commission adopted, on March 5, its third Annual Report on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men in the European Union.
Manama, Apr 1 (BNA) -- Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) have organised a seminar on the principle of equal opportunities.
BNA)-- Within the framework of the constant cooperation and coordination between the Ministry of Social Development and the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) and as a part of a plan to activate the Equal Opportunities Unit (EOU) at the Ministry of Social Development's projects and programmes, the members of EOU held several meetings aiming to strengthen the Unit's efforts and activate its hard work which has gone on over the past years, as well as the assignment of Bahija Al Dailami as a Training and Development Advisor at SCW.
Shukri confirmed the Kingdom of Bahrain's excellence in applying the national model for the integration of women's needs that included all aspects of integration and invested all opportunities available in the government sector, legislative branch, private sector and civil society organizations with the clarity of the mechanisms of action in the approach of budgets meeting women's needs and the approach of establishing of institutional units in government ministries and bodies to achieve equal opportunities.
19 (BNA)-- Bahrain's adoption of approaches to boost the equal opportunities principle at the development and professional level for Bahraini women was highly praised by the Supreme Council for Women (SCW).

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