In the last decade the term “social justice” has become more and more popular especially in democratic countries. So what does social justice refer to? Briefly said, social justice is the fairness within a society. It is fairness in opportunities, basic needs, education, gender, race and the environment. Social justice relies on four main principles, which are interrelated to each other: equity, access, participation and human rights.


Equity in this case is not to be confused with equality. It is the use of resources for the benefit of the people who need help the most. While it might be…

Ruxandra Chindea

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