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Affirmative Action

"Affirmative action" refers to policies and practices within organizations and institutions aimed at increasing opportunities for historically underrepresented groups in various areas, including education, employment, and business. These policies are designed to address past inequalities and discrimination by promoting diversity and inclusion. Affirmative action may involve measures such as setting targets or quotas for minority representation, giving preferential treatment in admissions or hiring processes to individuals from disadvantaged groups, and implementing programs to support the development and advancement of these individuals within organizations or institutions.

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