Equal Opportunity

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Equal Opportunity - (noun)


This refers to an equal distribution among individuals regarding opportunities for education, training, employment, career development and their exercise of power without being disadvantaged on the basis of their sex, race, language, religion, economic or family situation and so forth.


Source: Taken from Eurofound
Example of Use: A 2006 directive had provisions to implement the principle of equal opportunities and equal treatment of men and women in matters of employment and occupation.