disadvantaged groups

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Definition

 Groups of persons that experience a higher risk of poverty, social exclusion, discrimination and violence than the general population, including, but not limited to, ethnic minorities, migrants, people with disabilities, isolated elderly people and children.

See also: vulnerable groups; intersectional discrimination; multiple discrimination

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(1) (2013, E/2013/27-E/CN.6/2013/11, CSW Agreed conclusions on the elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls, para. 34, (aaa)) (2013, E/2013/27-E/CN.6/2013/11, CSW Agreed conclusions on the elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls, para. 34, (aaa)) (2013, E/2013/27-E/CN.6/2013/11, CSW Agreed conclusions on the elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls, para. 34, (aaa))United Nations (1995). Beijing Platform for Action; (2) EIGE Experts.

URI: https://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1083