Discrimination in politics

Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Dependence on prejudicial treatment in voting
Political discrimination
Active political prejudice

Discrimination in politics concerns voting rights, right to form and join political associations and the right to hold public office. Discrimination may occur on the grounds of race, colour, religion, language, nationality, sex, social status and possessions, political or ideological belief, or educational standing. Discrimination in politics causes conflicts and segregation, encourages exploitation and repression and may lead to violence, subversive activities, revolution and even war.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
C: Cross-sectoral problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST