multiple discrimination

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Definition

Any combination of forms of discrimination against persons on the grounds of sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristics, and to discrimination suffered by those who have, or who are perceived to have, those characteristics.

 

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Source(s)

(1) European Commission (2009). Multiple Discrimination in EU Law: Opportunities for Legal Responses to Intersectional Gender Discrimination. European Network of Legal Experts in the Field of Gender Equality;

(2) CEDAW Committee’s jurisprudence.

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1297