This is the 2nd of four webinars organised by End Water Poverty during the March 2017 Water Action Month. For the full list of webinars see the Water Action Month programme overview . IRC is a member of the End Water Poverty Steering Committee .
Access to water and sanitation is a basic human right. No one, whatever their circumstances, should be forced to live in conditions where these services are not made available. And yet this is the case for many inmates in overcrowded prisons around the world.
Did you know poverty is both a cause and a consequence of disability? 1 in 5 of poor people in developing countries are disabled. They often lack basic services, including accessible sanitation. At IRC we believe this needs to change.
In this blog, I explain the process behind my research on human rights in Burkina Faso's water and sanitation sector. The resulting research report focuses on how the integration of sanitation as a human right in national policies and strategies can improve access to sanitation in rural areas, in...
THE HAGUE, 18 March 2015 – On 22 March 2015 we celebrate World Water Day. Everyone has a right to safe water and sanitation. How can we make sure that people who get water and sanitation services, also keep them? Share your stories!
Everybody has a right to access to clean, safe, affordable and reliable drinking water and sanitation services. But how to translate a human right into practice? The handbook on the human rights to water and sanitation provides guidance.