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Human Rights and Equity Studies
HREQ 2010
Antonio Torres- Ruiz

January 6th 2014HREQ 2010 Human RightsEquity StudiesEquity and challenges for human rights enforcement Justice and Equity John Rawlss theory of justiceEquality is recognizing that all people are equal and because of this equality we all deserve the same resources and opportunitiesEquity is realizing that some people deserve more resources or opportunities because of particular conditions and circumstances Equality descriptive nature how we describe equalityEquity Normative nature there are values Should equity be a social objective Not for allEquity issues in Canadas social society the pay in the workforce womenCanadian government and citizens contribute to international equity issues sweatshops and unequal pay for same work when comparing the west and the rest of the world Canada vs China labour making a computerWhat is
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