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What is Social Justice?

Social Justice is Equality. Equality for all human beings regardless of race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, religion, age, wealth or status. All humans deserve equal economic, political and social rights and opportunities. This means no human being deserves better than another. Social Justice is promoted to help the world become a fairer and more equal place for all human beings to live in.

When did Social Justice become an issue?

Social Justice has been around for centuries, but the world started to address it in the 19th century. During that time there were very big movements when Social justice was being fought for. For exampleWomen’s Suffrage and Civil Rights movements. 

Why does Social Justice exist?

Social Justice exists to help make the world a more equal and fairer place. It promotes equality and can help redistribute power and status between groups in certain areas of need. 

What happens when you ignore Social Justice?

There are many examples of what happens when you ignore Social Justice. There are many racial injustices, sexuality and gender injustices and poverty injustices that are happening right now because some choose to ignore Social Justice. These are just a few examples of what can happen. When you ignore Social Justice, it is making it an unfair and unequal world for some human beings. 

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