preferential treatment

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Definition

Treatment of one individual or group of individuals in a manner that is likely to lead to greater benefits, access, rights, opportunities or status than those of another individual or group of individuals. 

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Based on European Commission (2012). Positive Action Measures to Ensure Full Equality in Practice between Men and Women, including on Company Boards. European Network of Legal Experts in the Field of Gender Equality.

URI: https://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1325