World Day of Social Justice

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World Day of Social Justice is an international day recognizing the need to promote social justice, which includes efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion, gender equality, unemployment, human rights, and social protections.

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Solutions? | Periscope
Solutions? | Periscope

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The United Nations works together to come up with solutions for these problems and many more. Do you have any ideas on how one could solve problems such as the ones described?
Freedom of Thought and Religion | Periscope
Freedom of Thought and Religion | Periscope

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The world is full of different cultures and religions. But in some areas of the world people are not allowed to talk about their faith and opinions. The United Nations considers the right to express...
Child Labor | Periscope
Child Labor | Periscope

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In some countries, young children work at dangerous and difficult jobs. Children have even been used as soldiers in the military. The United Nations protects the right of a child to have a safe...
Racial Equality | Periscope
Racial Equality | Periscope

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Racial discrimination is a problem in most countries. People are denied access to education or political office because of the color of their skin or their cultural background. The United Nations...
Women's Rights | Periscope
Women's Rights | Periscope

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In many nations, women are not allowed to vote, receive an education, or hold a job. The United Nations works to help countries create equal rights for men and women. This U.N. poster from India...
Human Rights | Periscope
Human Rights | Periscope

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Every nation provides its people with certain rights. These may be the right to vote, the right to work, or freedom of speech. The idea that the most important rights should be shared by people in...
Hines, John Elbridge | South Carolina Public Radio
Hines, John Elbridge | South Carolina Public Radio

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“H” is for Hines, John Elbridge [1910-1997]. Clergyman. Civil Rights advocate. A native of Seneca, Hines graduated from Sewanee and Virginia Theological Seminary. After being ordained an Episcopal...
Penn Center: A Legacy, Part 2 - Social Injustice
Penn Center: A Legacy, Part 2 - Social Injustice

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Penn School closed its doors in the late 1940s and redirected its efforts to address social injustice. 1964 was the height of the civil rights movement. Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. and his group were...
Jennet Alterman on the Importance of Female Voting
Jennet Alterman on the Importance of Female Voting

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In a Palmetto Voices exclusive for Ready to Vote, Jennet Alterman, women's rights activist and former Executive Director of the Charleston Center for Women, explains why it is so important for women...