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How diversity create basis for discrimination

It is no longer new that people are sometimes discriminated against because of their differences and are, therefore, not able to express themselves fully as human beings.   What is diversity ?  Diversity is the state of being composed of differing element: The inclusion of people of different  races, cultures e.t.c. people who are different in size, shape, clothing worn, schools attended, sports played, interests, nationality,  political affiliation, ethnicity, religion, colour, career chosen, physique, disabilities, talents, ideology, physiology, level of wealth/poverty, values, etc.  When we acknowledge and discuss similarities and differences, it helps young people understand each other better. We are going to look at diversity in Nigeria as a country. In a large country like Nigeria, it is possible  to observe many types of diversity. The differences may be subtle, such as the way foods may be seasoned  in one family. Dissimilarity may also be blatant, as in the