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TitleSanitation : a human rights imperative
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsCOHRE -Geneva, CH., Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions, London, GBWaterAid -, SDC -Bern, CH, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, UN-HABITAT -Nairobi, KE, United Nations Human Settlements Programme
Pagination41 p. : boxes
Date Published2008-01-01
PublisherCentre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE)
Place PublishedGeneva, Switzerland
ISSN Number9789295004474
Keywordsaccess to sanitation, human rights, legislation, policies, sdipol

A document defining sanitation in human rights terms, describing the value of treating sanitation as a human rights issue and outlining priority actions for governments, international organisations and civil society. The paper looks at definitions, the legal basis and standards for the right to sanitation. It clarifies the benefits of using rights based principles in addressing the sanitation crisis and outlines priorities for governments, international organisations and civil society in implementing the right to sanitation.

NotesIncludes references. - Selected bibliography: p. 37
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