Discrimination around the world

Essay by kimiaA-, March 2004

download word file, 3 pages 3.0

Downloaded 76 times

Discrimination is acting towards someone or something with partiality or prejudice.Contrary to what we have achieved over the years as far as human rights and equalbenefits for everyone, we still face discrimination and prejudice in our day to day living.In today's contemporary society minorities play a huge role in every aspect of the social

world. They play a part in the economical, educational, entertainment, sports, and manymore aspects of which makes our society complete. Due to the existence of discrimination against these minorities, there are a lot of conflicts and difficulties which makes our contemporary society more complex to some extend.

Many times the skin color, country of birth, religious differences, social status and other factors have made life difficult and complicated for these minorities. Minorities have faced many difficult challenges in the past in order to become a part of the social world. In many cases they have been challenged to make extreme changes in their ordinary livesto overcome their apparent differences and become accepted as a part of theirenvironment.

There are vivid examples of prejudice for racism that shows how the minorraces have to struggle much more than major ones to get what they deserve.

Consequently due to the existence of discriminatory actions against minorities there are many different conflicts in our contemporary society. These conflicts can be seen in different areas of family(like the preferring boys over girls), schools ( not paying attention to how is their grades but what is their race and etc.) workplace (not rating working based on their fulfilling their duties but something else), neighborhoods, and etc.Prejudice has caused too many wars between countries throughout the history, like the one in Palestine and Israel.

The fact remains that to this day there are still some places of employment which are...