What Is Positive Discrimination?


Positive discrimination is regarded as the preferential treatment of members of a minority group over a majority group, either by sex, race, age, marital status or sex orientation. It is generally considered illegal and unlawful.
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Positive discrimination is a policy in which members of minority groups are given preference over members of majority groups. This is done in a bid to obtain some equality or balance. Positive discrimination is illegal in many countries.
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