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Substantive equality

The shortcomings of the formal equality precept have led to a search for more substantive concepts of equality in which equality of outcome and the positive elements of equality of opportunity are the focus...


Formal equality

The most obvious meaning for equality is formal or symmetrical equality, which requires that like cases be treated alike, with a focus on consistent treatment of individuals rather than on achieving any particular outcome1....


Equality Act 2010

In the UK, the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (the DDA 1995) was the first anti-discrimination legislation affording disabled people protection. It culminated in the Equality Act 2010 (the EqA 2010) which is part of...