SINCE ANCIENT SINCE ANCIENT times, a blindfolded woman with a balance in one hand and a sword on the other has been used to symbolize justice. The use of a woman, rather than a man, for this figure is evidence that mercy is found in this concept of justice, inspired by a women’s heart rather than a man’s.
Social justice is a multidimensional concept which encompasses all fields of life. Suffering, inequality, marginalization, deprivation, and injustice are all part of the human experience. Nature has not been able to reduce or exclude them, and they have accompanied the tragedies that women face throughout history.

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