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WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE WAS OBSERVED ON FEBRUARY 20TH

WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE WAS OBSERVED ON FEBRUARY 20TH

Context

Every year, the United Nations’ (UN) World Day of Social Justice is observed on February 20 since 2009.

Details

  • 2021 Theme: A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy.
  • This day recognizes the need to promote and tackle issues of social justice such as poverty, unemployment, exclusion, gender equality, human rights, and social protections.
  • The day was declared as the World Day of Social Justice by the UN General Assembly on November 26, 2007. On its 63rd session, it was decided that February 20 will be celebrating social justice, the good it brings about all around the world, and areas that need this more than ever.

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