Under the Brazilian Disability Inclusion Act (Law No.13,146 of 2015), people with disability are legally protected against discrimination (sec. 4 of the law). Any violation to this right is punished accordingly (sec. 88 of the law).
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- discriminação contra pessoas portadoras de necessidades especiais
disability discrimination means:
unfairly treating a person or particular group of people differently because of their disability (=an illness, injury, or condition that makes it difficult for someone to do the things that other people do)
The university received a complaint of disability discrimination from a student.