Affirmative Action FAQs:


Q: Is an affirmative action rendered illegal because it does not treat all races equally?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a affirmative action provided for under section 73 of the Human Rights Act 1993 and section 19 of the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a affirmative action for a country to reach its full potential?

A: Yes.

Q: Was an affirmative action introduced in the early 1960s in the United States?

A: Yes, as a way to combat racial discrimination in the hiring process and, in 1967, the concept was expanded to include sex.

Q: Is an affirmative action to promote societal equality through the preferential treatment of socioeconomically disadvantaged people?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an affirmative action reverse discrimination?

A: Yes, and further claim that affirmative action has undesirable side-effects in addition to failing to achieve its goals.

Q: Is a affirmative action intended to promote the opportunities of defined minority groups within a society to give them equal access to that of the majority population?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an affirmative action apparent?

A: Yes, however there is a difference.

Q: Are affirmative actions entitled for full University tuition scholarships by the state?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an affirmative action discrimination in reverse?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an affirmative action rendered illegal because it does not treat all races equally?

A: Yes.

Q: Was an affirmative action introduced through the Employment Equality Act?

A: Yes, and 55 in 1998, 4 years after the end of Apartheid.

Q: Is an affirmative action reverse discrimination?

A: Yes, and further claim that affirmative action has undesirable side-effects in addition to failing to achieve its goals.

Q: Was a affirmative action extended to women by Executive Order 11375 which amended Executive Order 11246 on 13 October 1967?

A: Yes, and by adding "sex" to the list of protected categories.

Q: Is an affirmative action a continuous and learning idea?

A: Yes.