Ethics and Social Justice

4023 Words Sep 24th, 2015 17 Pages
Nakita Davis
Walden University
Final Project: Ethics and Social Justice

Non-Profit organization
A non-profit organization is an organization that generally has the aim of serving the interests of the public. A nonprofit organization is a charitable organization that legally does not declare its profit but rather, it goes ahead and utilizes the revenue they have accumulated after their normal operating expenses in their services to the public interest. Therefore, the organization uses the surplus revenues to achieve their mission and purpose rather than dividing the income among the directors as dividends or profits.
Recently, in many countries all over the world, many nonprofit organizations have been exempted from income tax, as
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There are quite some nonprofit organizations in the world that are very well-known by people all over. The top nonprofit organizations include the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Human Rights Watch (HRW), National Public Radio (NPR), as well as the Human Rights Campaign. These are some of the widely known and recognized nonprofit organization of the generation that we are today. Therefore, it will be a great chance for me to give a critical outlook of one of these nonprofit organizations. I will point out key issues in the United Nations Children’s Funds that is widely recognized (Sinuany-Stern & Sherman, 2014).
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
It is a nonprofit organization under the United Nations that has its headquarters in New York City. UNICEF was established way back on December 11, 1946, by the United Nations General Assembly (Morris, 2015). The main aim why the United Nations General Assembly created the organization was to provide emergency food, as well as healthcare to those children that had been ruined by the Second World War. Ludwik Rajchman was the first individual to be the chairman of the organization. Ludwik served as chairman of the organization for a period of five years from the year 1946 to 1950 (Morris, 2015).
Initially, the organization was known as the