positive discrimination

higher level
| subject: PROBLEMS AT WORK
the practice of giving advantage to those groups in society which are often treated unfairly, usually because of their race or their sex
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Affirmative action, known as positive discrimination in the United Kingdom, refers to policies that take factors including "race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin"into consideration in order to benefit an underrepresented group "in areas of employment, education, and business", usually justified as countering the effects of a history of discrimination
Akcja afirmatywna ? polityka stosowana w wielu krajach, w Polsce najczęściej kojarzona z działaniami wielu uniwersytetów i korporacji, a także rządu USA, mającymi na celu wyrównanie szans Afroamerykanów w edukacji i karierze zawodowej.
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