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About discrimination

If you've been treated differently from other people because of who you are, you might have been discriminated against.

These pages explain who is protected by laws against discrimination. You can also find out what to do if you've been the victim of violence or hostility because of who you are.  

Equality Act 2010 - discrimination and your rights

Introduction to new discrimination rights from 1 October 2010 when the Equality Act 2010 will be introduced.

Equality Advisory Support Service discrimination helpline

Equality Advisory Support Service helpline offering advice to people who may have experienced discrimination.

Equality Act 2010 - spotting discrimination - chart

Chart to help you spot discrimination by thinking about what happened, why something happened and who treated you unfairly.

Sources of help with discrimination problems - chart

Chart signposting you to organisations that can give further help if you have a discrimination problem.