Social Justice

For us social issues cannot be separated from the question of peace. A fair distribution of the wealth of society boosts the satisfaction of its members verifiably, heightens the identification and willingness to get involved and decreases the willingness to use violence. 

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Vilma Nuñez got to know the meaning of exclusion and discrimination at a very young age. Today she still fights for the enforcement of political and economic human rights in Nicaragua, and that at the age of 80.Weiterlesen

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