Social justice and human rights

Social justice and human rights

Wales is made up of many communities and social justice mean the rights of all people in Wales are considered in a fair and equitable way. Social justice specifically focuses on those population groups who are must disadvantaged in our society. Although there is no universal definition of social justice, it generally agreed there are four basic principles which are integral to improving health and reducing health inequalities in the population of Wales.

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World Health Organization

The Human Rights Act

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The Value of Human Rights in Health and Social Care: from Covid-19 and beyond

The British Institute of Human Rights

Build Back Fairer: the COVID-19 Marmot Review. 2020

Institute of Health Equity

Social justice and human rights as a framework for addressing social determinants of health: Final report of the Task group on Equity, Equality and Human Rights (2016)

World Health Organization

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