marginalized groups

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Definition

Different groups of people within a given culture, context and history at risk of being subjected to multiple discrimination due to the interplay of different personal characteristics or grounds, such as sex, gender, age, ethnicity, religion or belief, health status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, education or income, or living in various geographic localities. 

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Information provided by European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN OHCHR) – Treaty bodies.

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1280