Many people tend to think that discrimination mostly occurs in an open, overt way. However, discrimination can be manifested in many different ways. The most common types of discrimination are direct and indirect discrimination, harassment, instruction to discriminate, victimisation and failure to provide reasonable accommodation.

It is important to know the ways in which discrimination may occur in order to evaluate whether you or someone else has been discriminated against.

About this section

This section will explain what the different types of discrimination are, in greater detail.

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