World Day of Social Justice

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As a special day to further consolidate the efforts of the international community in poverty eradication, promoting employment and a decent world, gender equality, and access to social well-being and justice for all, World day of Justice is observed on February 20 each year.The year’s theme “Social Justice and a Decent Life for All” underscores the importance of social justice as an ethical imperative that should guide all the works of nations in attaining a decent life for all citizens.Social justice has been at the center of the collective safety expansion of communities for more than a century. Social security systems secure people against the dangers of life.Social justice distinguishes that nations and peoples must be supported by a structure with a high regard for human rights and the essential freedoms and the right to defend it for all.The pursuit of social justice for all is at the core of the global mission to promote development and human dignity for the United Nations. The adoption by the International Labor Organization of the Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization is an example of the United Nations commitment to social justice – it focuses on guaranteeing fair outcomes for all through employment, social protection, social dialogue, and the fundamental principles and rights at the workplace.Global stability and prosperity depend on ensuring that people enjoy up to standard levels of well being and equality of opportunity. …