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  • Discrimination
  • is understood as any formal or substantive distinction, exclusion, restriction, preference or other differential treatment that is directly or indirectly based on the prohibited grounds of discrimination as to race, colour, sex, language, religion, national or social origin, political or other opinion, property, birth or other status, including disability, age, nationality, marital and family status, sexual orientation and gender identity, health status, place of residence, economic and social status,  which has the intention or effect of nullifying or impairing the recognition, enjoyment or exercise, on an equal footing, of human rights. 



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