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social inclusion

A general term referring to those policies designed to promote equality of opportunity and minimise social exclusion of the mentally or physically disabled; mainstreaming.
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The Social Inclusion Board, set up by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd in 2008, proposed that 'the idea of a person "having multiple disadvantages" is a useful operational definition of social exclusion.
Promote the exchange of best practices between local authorities: the Commission will help local public authorities use the know-how gained in Europe to better address the challenges of social inclusion.
It also outlines social inclusion instruments available to Member States and local communities facing particular pressures relating to the inflow of mobile EU citizens.
European Union Delegation to Albania, on the issue of the Roma families at risk of forced eviction states that "The EU is fully committed to support Albania on the issue of social inclusion of Roma and Egyptian communities.
Understanding the salience of government social inclusion policy on rural social networks is reliant on an appreciation of the social institutions and social characteristics of rural communities.
Bulgaria's National Strategy for Reducing Poverty and Promoting Social Inclusion 2020 aims to improve the quality of life of vulnerable groups in society and create conditions for their full-fledged realization, according to the press office of the government.
Rev David Urquhart made his call as he unveiled the latest stage in the city's social inclusion project called Giving Hope Changing Lives which includes initiatives to improve job creation and prospects for the city's army of young unemployed.
The Connected World Forum Awards recognize excellence in Mobile Lifeline services - with a particular focus on social inclusion and service innovation.
Many have worked, or are working, within the Social Inclusion Unit in South Australia.
The Australian government's Social Inclusion website prominently displays the above definition of what constitutes a socially inclusive society for visitors to see.
Councillor Mike Forey explained: "Our Social Inclusion Team tries to break down barriers by promoting social inclusion and working with other agencies to allow disabled people a better standard of living.
Prime Minister Naoto Kan plans to create a task force this month to work out a Japanese-version social inclusion strategy to help socially excluded people participate in society again, government sources said Wednesday.

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