Definitions for freedom from discrimination
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word freedom from discrimination
freedom from discrimination(noun)
immunity from discrimination on the basis of race or sex or nationality or religion or age; guaranteed by federal laws of the United States
Freedom from discrimination
The right to freedom from discrimination is an internationally recognised human right and enshrines the principle of egalitarianism. The right to freedom from discrimination is recognised in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and enshrined in international human rights law through its inclusion in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The right to freedom from discrimination is particularly relevant for groups that have been historically discriminated against and "vulnerable" groups. In this respect, the right to freedom from discrimination has been elaborated upon in the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Find a translation for the freedom from discrimination definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these freedom from discrimination definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"freedom from discrimination." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 30 May 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/freedom from discrimination>.