World Day of Social Justice 2023: Significance, Theme, History

On the World Day of Social Justice, by speaking out against social injustice, one can draw the attention of the authorities to these problems and help them be resolved.

World Day of Social Justice is observed on 20th February every year. This day s celebrated to raise a voice against social injustice. Countless people throughout the world lack access to basic amenities including homes, jobs, healthcare, education, nutrition, and more, although no fault of their own.

Significance of World Day of Social Justice

The day is an opportunity for individuals, organizations, and governments to reflect on the progress made towards achieving social justice, as well as identify areas where more work is needed. People from middle-class and rural areas are deprived of all the basic rights of food, shelter and clothing, for which we should raise awareness in people so that they can fight for their rights.

Theme of World Day of Social Justice 2023

This year's theme is on the recommendations of Our Common Agenda to strengthen global solidarity and to re-build trust in government by “Overcoming Barriers and Unleashing Opportunities for Social Justice".

History of World Day of Social Justice

The General Assembly determined that on November 26, 2007, February 20 will be observed annually as World Day of Social Justice. On June 10, 2008, the International Labour Organization endorsed the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for Equitable Globalization. The 2008 Declaration expresses the contemporary vision of the ILO’s mandate in the era of globalization.

How to observe World Day of Social Justice

Educate yourself - Educate yourself and be informed about the social issues that are going on in the world. Many social issues go unnoticed because of lack of information. So be informed by watching or reading news. Watch informative videos on you tube and social media.

Advocate for social cause - Do your research on social issues that needs attention and advocate for them. The issues can be education, healthcare, malnutrition or discrimination etc.

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