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The "Universal Declaration of Human Rights" (or the "Universal Declaration") is a global document which states the basic rights of humans and the fundamental freedoms to which all human beings are entitled to.
Question 6There are a number of specific areas of diversity, the characteristics of which must be taken into consideration with regard to legislative compliance and support for human rights. List six of the key areas of diversity.1. Sexual orientation. 2. Religious/spiritual beliefs. 3. Disability. 4. Culture, race, ethnicity. 5. Language. 6. Age. Question 7Australia’s first people are the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Often, due to the cultural divide, and sometimes to the ability of services to reach remote people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are not able to make good use of community service offerings.To provide appropriate services it is necessary for organisations and their staff to be aware of:othe historical issues and conditions that have shaped relationships with mainstream Australiaothe current social, political and economic issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peopleothe way in which Western or mainstream systems and structures can be perceived by and can impact on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and their engagement with servicesConduct independent research and write at least 500 words to provide a brief explanation ofhistorical issues, current issues and the way in which many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people engage with community services.The Indigenous people and communities of Australia have suffered a series of negative issues throughout history that have left a lasting impact that has affected indigenous communities and the lives of the people. They were deeply affected by numerous traumatic situations and conditions through their family’s ancestry and continue to suffer to the present day. Wars significantly changed their lives, and its impact is still slightly visible. Some of the horrendous experiences they were subjected to were strictly bounded with many conditions, for example:-Indigenous people were required to be granted permission before gaining access to particular areas of the city. -Indigenous people were prevented in obtaining and accessing public services with efficiency and ease.
-Local communities and government refused to provide Indigenous people with satisfactory conditions for survival compared to the people of westernised backgrounds of the country. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are still currently experiencing specific social, political and economic issues that are impacting their people. Their people are experiencing highly deprived aspects of resources and are continually neglected to be promoted at a vital level. They also continue to be at a disadvantage when obtaining adequate rights for housing, employment and health care facilities due to the isolation they experience from maintaining spiritual connections to the land of their communities in remote areas. Due to the remote location area, social