Creating a fairer Britain
The Equality Act came into force on 1 October 2010. Some of the information on this page may be out of date.
Victimisation is when a person is treated badly because they have made a complaint about discrimination or have given evidence in a discrimination case.
This could include:
A person who victimises someone else can be forced to pay their victim compensation. This also applies to organisations that do not stop their employees victimising somebody.