Social exclusion is a complex and multi-dimensional process. It involves the lack or denial of resources, rights, goods and services, and the inability to participate in the normal relationships and activities, available to the majority of people in a society, whether in economic, social, cultural or political arenas.
Social exclusion can impact entire families and entire communities, and is therefore an important point of discussion for social work degree seekers. Social inclusion is extremely advantageous to society by contributing to the alleviation of poverty and negating effects of exclusion like decreased productivity and human capital development. Achieving social inclusion requires a multi-level effort. Our latest infographic explores why that is and offers unique solutions for what we can do to create change in our world for the better: