World Day of Social Justice 2021: Also known as Social Justice Equality Day. It is an international day celebrated annually with the aim to promote social justice and address issues like poverty, exclusion, gender equality, unemployment, human rights, and social protections.
We ought to take the stand for social justice and create awareness in the entire world. Also know about the spiritual injustice happening with humans and how it can be prevented.
World Day of Social Justice 2021: Highlights
- World Day of Social Justice is celebrated annually on February 20
- The International Labour Organization, agency of United Nations adopted the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization on June 10, 2008
- This year theme for WDSJ is “A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy”
- This day highlights the need to combat the challenges in the path to achieve social justice including serious financial crises, insecurity, poverty, exclusion and inequality within societies
- Globalization and Interdependence also play key role in economic development and improvement of living standard of people around the world
- Sat Bhakti is the only key to fight against all challenges
- True spiritual knowledge by Saint Rampal ji Maharaj is being followed by millions of people in the world . As per their experiences, Saint Rampal ji is building the world free from all type of injustice and inequalities
What Is World Day of Social Justice?
Firstly, we need to understand about Social Justice. It is the balance between individuals and society measured by comparing distribution of wealth differences, from personal liberties to fair privilege opportunities. As mentioned by the United Nations , social development and social justice plays a crucial role in maintaining peace and security within and among nation and in turn both can neither be attained in absence of peace and security nor in absence of respect of human rights and fundamental freedom.
What Is the History of World Day of Social Justice?
In March 1995, the World Summit for Social Development was held in Copenhagen, reaffirming the Copenhagen Declaration on Social Development and the Programme of Action.
Nearly ten years later during the session of Commission of Social Development in February 2005 , the UN’s member states reviewed Copenhagen Declaration on Social Development and the Programme of Action and recalled the commitment to promote national and global economic systems based on the principles of justice, equity and democracy. And further decided to celebrate special day to the promotion, of concrete activities in accordance with the objectives and goals of the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly.
When Is World Day of Social Justice Observed?
On November 26, 2007, UN General Assembly declared that, starting from the sixty-third session of the General Assembly, 20 February will be observed as the World Day of Social Justice. It was first observed in 2009.
What Is the Aim of World Day of Social Justice ?
According to United Nations, this year’s observance urges for the combined efforts by international communities to search for solutions to achieve sustainable development, eradicate poverty, promote full employment and decent work, universal social protection, gender equality and access to social well-being and justice for all.
Thus, it aims at encouraging dialogue with member States and relevant UN institutions and other stakeholders for actions needed to overcome the digital divide, provide decent work opportunities and safeguard labour and human rights.
What Is WDSJ (World Day of Social Justice) 2021 Theme?
The theme for this year’s observance is “A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy”. Over past few decades, expansion in broadband connectivity, cloud computing, and data have led to the proliferation of digital platforms, boosting the digital economy. But COVID-19 Pandemic scenario has worsened the growing digital divide within, between and across developed and developing countries, deepening existing inequalities. Therefore, it is necessary to substantiate the growth and impact of digital economy.
WDSJ Pursuits in Digital Economy in Post Covid Times
To address the issues related to the digital labour platform, United Nations has taken various measures stated below:
- For medium and small enterprise, promote international policy dialogue and coordination to ensure the regulation and applicability of universal labour standards.
- For workers, provide income generating opportunities, ensure fair working conditions, social protection and adequate standard of living, skills utilization, and the right to form or join trade unions.
- For traditional businesses, combat the challenges of unavailability of digital infrastructure, lack of funding and unfair competition.
What Is Spiritual Injustice?
At present, People are being snared by the sweet talks of priest and saint, who are guiding us with the way of worship which is not in accordance with our holy scriptures. They do not know about the path of complete salvation. They have become a guru to misguide us. This is the spiritual injustice happening to humans. As result of which all human beings will remain in the Kaal’s trap and bear the agony of birth and death.
Fight Against Spiritual Injustice: Take True Devotion by Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj
Saint Rampal ji Maharaj is giving the true mantra of Supreme God Kabir Saheb. By chanting the mantra and abiding all spiritual rules we will get liberated from Kaal’s bondage. He is giving the right way of worship, which was hidden from us till now and was never told by any other Guru or Acharya.
Devotees of Sant Rampal ji Maharaj are being interviewed by various news channels, wherein they clearly mention about the Sat bhakti given by Sant Rampal ji which is the only solution to all problems. Sat bhakti plays a key role in providing benefits to them. Benefits include social, physical, economical and many more. They also mention that there is no inequality, injustice of any type amongst the devotees as all souls are children belonging to their only Father “God Kabir Saheb”.
Kabir ji has said below lines: –
Maut bisaari murkha, Achraj kiya kaun |
Tan mitti mein mil jayega, Jyon aate mein laun ||
Meaning – We, Humans, enjoy , have fun in life and suddenly death takes us away. Living in worldly pleasures we forget that death can come anytime. This ignorance is due to lack of spiritual knowledge.
Take Naam Diksha (Initiation) From Sant Rampal Ji Maharaj
Get the right way of living by which one can attain salvation. Grab this opportunity and take refuge of Sant Rampal Ji without wasting the precious time of human life. Also Listen to His Sermons on “Satlok Ashram YouTube Channel” and read the “Way of Living” Book.
World Day of Social Justice 2021 Quotes
There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” – Elie Weasel
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. ” -Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Justice? — You get justice in the next world. In this one you have the law.” -William Gaddis
“Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create.” -Pope John Paul II