multiple discrimination

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1262

Definition

Intersectional discrimination describes discrimination that takes place on the basis of several personal grounds or characteristics/identities, which operate and interact with each other at the same time in such a way as to be inseparable.

See also: multiple discrimination

Source(s)

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights − FRA (2009). Homophobia and Discrimination on Grounds of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the EU Member States: Part II – The Social Situation. Available at: http://fra.europa.eu/sites/default/files/fra_uploads/397-FRA_hdgso_repor...

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