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Social Justice can refer to the distribution of opportunities and privileges within a society. It is an umbrella term that relates to economic, political, and social rights and opportunities. The four essential goals of social justice are human rights, access, participation, and equity. When society is just, it protects and respects everyone’s safety, rights, and ability to achieve. Social justice involves efforts to maintain racial equality, gender equality, LGBTQ+ rights. Examples of social justice movements in the United States include Black Lives Matter, the Me Too movement, and Fourth-wave Feminism. Examples of social justice movements in Europe are the anti-racist movement, solidarity movement, and AIDS advocacy groups. In 2017, the European Union launched the European Pillar of Social Rights, which aims to deliver new and more effective rights for its citizens.




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