freedom from discrimination


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Noun1.freedom from discrimination - immunity from discrimination on the basis of race or sex or nationality or religion or age; guaranteed by federal laws of the United States
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"
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The policy pushes for increased representation in principles of equality and freedom from discrimination in all national and county policies, laws, and administrative regulations in all public and private institution.
Palestinians and Israelis are entitled to the full range of individual and collective human rights enshrined in international law, including the rights to equality, movement, expression and association, as well as freedom from discrimination. Self-determination.
He said that Palestinians and Israelis are entitled to the individual and collective human rights enshrined in international law, including the rights to equality, movement, expression, and association, as well as freedom from discrimination.
'Going forward, we need a new social contract that will deliver decent jobs and entrench fundamental rights at work - freedom of association, freedom from discrimination, freedom from child labour, freedom from every form of gender-based violence, the right to living wage and the right to strike.'
The first is freedom from fear; the second sort of freedom we should reinstall is freedom from want; the third freedom that we have to re-capture is freedom from discrimination; the fourth freedom is freedom from sexual violence, for women, for men, for transgenders, and for children....
In this underwater world, amid its rich history and vibrant seascape, the characters struggle against the pursuit of freedom: freedom from the past, freedom from discrimination, and even freedom from the restricting bounds of royalty.
class="MsoNormalFailure to act, the Supreme Court said subsequently, violates the Constitution's guarantee of the rights of women to equality and freedom from discrimination. The court signaled a real possibility that the Parliament could be dissolved on this basis," the Carter Centre's legal brief recounts.
Furthermore, Omkar writes, the justices "declared that discrimination against LGBTQ people contravenes four fundamental human rights: the right to equality and freedom from discrimination, the right to freedom of expression, the right to life and liberty, and the right to privacy."
The booklet is available in seventeen languages, is downloadable from the website scientologyreligion.org, and contains chapters on the Rights of Parents and Children, Freedom from Discrimination, and the Rights of Employers, Employees and Volunteers.
Corruption has been rightly held to be a violation of human rights, particularly the basic rights listed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Right to Equality, freedom from discrimination and right to life with dignity.
This maybe about freedom from discrimination, freedom from slavery, right to a fair trial, freedom of expression, and right to education, among others.

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