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Justice

To act or treat someone justly or fairly or bring about the right outcome

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Equality

Is the state or quality of being equal whether it is a value, rank, race or ability

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Authority

Is a person or group of people who have been given authority, power or control over another individual or group of people e.g police force/or government agency. Authority can also comer from a written law or scripture.

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Discrimination

Is the treatment, action or making a distinction in favour of or against a person or group based on class, race or a category that person belongs to e.g. Islamophobia

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Prejudice

Is normally an unpleasant opinion or feeling formed beforehand or without knowledge, thought or reason

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Identity

Is the sense of self providing sameness and continuity in personality, it can be an expression of ones beliefs, values or culture

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Human dignity

Belief in the dignity of the human person is the foundation of morality

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Stereotype

A set of inaccurate simplistic generalisations about a group that allows others to categorise them and treat them accordingly

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Responsibility

The ability or authority to act or decide on ones own without supervision

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Charity

Giving and helping those in need without personal gain

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Injustice

Is the violation of the rights of others through unjust or unfair action or treatment