Discrimination is when someone treats you badly because you are different.
It could be because of:
Discrimination is against the law.
There are 2 types of discrimination:
Direct discrimination is when someone treats you badly because of something that you can’t change, like your disability.
Indirect discrimination is when something that is required stops you from taking part in your community.
For example, if the only way to enter a public building is by a set of stairs, this is not fair to people who are in a wheelchair because they cannot get into the building.