equality


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equality

The state of being equal in terms of opportunities, rights and status, and access to health and social care services and employment opportunities in the UK. Equality is a fundamental responsibility of the Department of Health, which implements policy and legislation to improve relations and safeguard human rights across care sectors.
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A rebel she was, but not of the kind he understood--a rebel who desired, not a wider dwelling-room, but equality beside the man she loved.
Like his sister and like most young people, he was naturally attracted by the idea of equality, and the undeniable fact that there are different kinds of Emersons annoyed him beyond measure.
If it were worth while to run into details this general doctrine of the latent but ever soliciting Spirit, it would be easy to adduce illustration in particulars of a man's equality to the Church, of his equality to the State, and of his equality to every other man.
What is important are the rights of man, emancipation from prejudices, and equality of citizenship, and all these ideas Napoleon has retained in full force.
Equality and fraternity, these are the ideals which once moved the world, and then fell into despite and mockery, as unrealities; but now they assert themselves in our hearts once more.
The Republicans are foes to equality, though most of them fight the battle against equality with the very word itself the slogan on their lips.
Because most probably then the rotary motion of the moon upon her axis was not equal to her revolution, an equality which presents each part of her disc during fifteen days to the action of the solar rays.
Because that equality has only been determined by terrestrial attraction.
He says the most horrid things about women's suffrage so nicely, and when I said I believed in equality he just folded his arms and gave me such a setting down as I've never had.
Ye preachers of equality, the tyrant-frenzy of impotence crieth thus in you for "equality": your most secret tyrant-longings disguise themselves thus in virtue-words!
There are those who preach my doctrine of life, and are at the same time preachers of equality, and tarantulas.
With these preachers of equality will I not be mixed up and confounded.