Discrimination is a sociological term referring to the treatment taken toward or against a person of a certain group that is taken in consideration based on class or category. The United Nations explains: "Discriminatory behaviors take many forms, but they all involve some form of exclusion or rejection." Discriminatory laws such as redlining have existed in many countries. In some countries, controversial attempts such as racial quotas have been used to redress negative effects of discrimination.
You can't see it, you can't touch it, but you can certainly feel it... We are all discriminated in some ways, whether we like it or not. It can be race, gender or even age. Having said that, until you are a subject of discrimination, chances are you don't dwell too much on it. Unfortunately, it is something one cannot avoid for long, unless one decides not to step out of one's environ (be it a village, a city or a country). Yet, even if you don't go out of the house, in … more