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Diversity and inclusion in the workplace
Diversity and inclusion in the workplace

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8 Summary

This week you have looked at several of the protected characteristics in more detail, exploring key issues and improving your understanding of what discrimination means for individuals with those characteristics. You’ve also considered social capital and intersectionality, and their impact on discrimination and inclusion.

You should now be able to:

  • describe key aspects of several protected characteristics, and reflect on related issues in the workplace
  • reflect on the impact social capital can have on diversity and discrimination
  • understand the concept and impact of intersectionality.

Next week, you’ll start to look at some of the barriers to diversity and inclusion that you might encounter.

You can now go to Week 4 [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .