Today is World Day of Social Justice, as declared by the United Nations in 2007. In celebration here are four images of what social justice looks like in the four corners of the world where Heifer International works.
Social Justice is girls in Nicaragua, where 32 percent of girls over 15 are illiterate, attending school because their families don’t need them to stay home and work.
|Photo by Darcy Kiefel, courtesy of Heifer International|
Social Justice is a Ghanian community taking charge of their future through enterprise.
|Photo by James Grooves, courtesy of Heifer International|
Social Justice is a husband in the Philippines who, after attending trainings on Heifer’s 12 Cornerstones for Just and Sustainable Development, values his wife’s work and begins helping provide for his family.
|Photo courtesy of Heifer International|
|Photo by Heather McClintock, courtesy of Heifer International|