Posted by Gemma on Sat Feb 20 2021 tagged community
Saturday the 20th of February is the World Day of Social Justice, an international day highlighting the importance of social justice around the world. Social justice covers issues such as poverty, exclusion, gender equality, unemployment, human rights and social protections. These issues continue to affect the lives of people on a daily basis, which means it’s more important than ever to take a stand against inequality and educate our world.
This year's World Day of Social Justice theme, as decided by the United Nations, focuses on the digital economy. You can learn more about this here.
Adopt Me care about social justice, and feel it’s important to educate our community on real-world issues surrounding inequality and discrimination, which is why we wanted to share a few resources for our young and older players and followers to take a look at.
- BBC Bitesize cover equality and social justice here.
Teaching your children about equality and social justice can feel overwhelming. Here are some websites with ideas on how to introduce these complex ideas to your younger children, as well as writing to explain why it’s important.
- Want to really reduce inequality? Help children before they get to school
- Teaching Young Children Social Justice
- How to Educate Children for Gender Equality
- Embrace race resources
- Why teaching children about gender could help to reduce sexism
A better understanding of social justice can protect you and your loved ones from discrimination, and equip you with the information needed to make a change in the world, so we encourage you to take a step towards understanding the importance of social justice not only tomorrow, but every day.