Any practice meant to counter discrimination in the UK (based on race, class, gender, disability, etc.) and promote equality by introducing anti-discrimination policies in the workplace and in care settings.
Social workers who seek to develop an anti-discriminatory practice need not only to incorporate the social in relation to the individual but also to appreciate how the social element has a major impact on identity, particularly in political, social and economic terms (Thompson 1993).
It seems likely, then, that the increase in our numbers reflects broad social changes, which probably had several local effects within poetry communities: editors became aware of their biases, anti-discriminatory practices gained favor, and, most significantly, women gained access to careers in poetry and publishing.
These workers, Mason stated, will flock to companies with anti-discriminatory practices, while other companies incur greater costs due to employees hiding their condition, not seeking medical help, and dying early.