World Day of Social Justice: 20 February

World Day of Social Justice: 20 February

  • The World Day of Social Justice is observed on February 20 every year since 2009.
  • The day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 2007 under the leadership of the Kyrgyz Republic. 
  • Aim
    • Recognize the need to promote and tackle issues of social justice such as poverty, exclusion, gender equality, unemployment, human rights, and social protections
    • Focus on the goal of achieving full employment and support for social integration.
    • Encourage people to look at how social justice affects poverty eradication.
  • 2022 Theme: “Achieving Social Justice through Formal Employment”.

Points to Remember:

  1. When is the World Day of Social Justice  observed?
  2. Theme 2022?

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