Equity-equality graphic

Many health and education issues are tied to issues of equity. This graphic and variations of it commonly are used by educators to illustrate the difference between equality and equity. In the first drawing of children looking over a fence, the three seem to be on equal footing but, because of lack of economic advantages, access to food and inadequate health care, only one can actually see over the fence. In the second, after a community has pulled together to improve the shorter children’s opportunities, they can all see over the fence.


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Equality and equity have been both defined with the help of the lawyers and all legal experts. Yes, it has been explained with the help of the paper writing for the promotion of the constitutional concepts for the fixation of the new concepts for the standings for the humans.

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