Global Justice!


Equity refers to how individuals are given tools specific to their needs and social status in order to move towards similar outcomes. It is different from equality where everyone is offered the same tools to move towards the same outcome. Social justice provides support to ov ercome such barriers. Fairness and justice and is distinguished from equality. Pursuing health equity means pursuing social justice in health, where no one is denied the possibility to be healthy because they belong to a group that has historically been excluded from accessing health resources.


Why Equity Matters:

woman in a hijab

Equity vs. Equality:

two boys picking apples from the giving tree

Equity vs. Equality:

three people standing on different stacks of boxes to watch a baseball game