Discrimination and It’s Forms in the Contemporary World​s

Aparna Jayakumar
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, India.

Volume III, Issue V, 2020

Discrimination is such a disease, which can never be nullified or brought to zero. Human beings themselves are naturally in elusion under the light of discrimination; it all starts when with one look in the mirror, for the very first time. As per the Oxford Dictionary definition, discrimination is said to be defined as ‘the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex’. Just like every other thing in this world, on an average, the term discrimination also happens to trace its origination from the 17th century, which also explains the fact, that the act of discriminating between people had started way before the 17th century.