Welcome to the rights to water and sanitation website
Use this site to find out more about why water and sanitation as human rights are key to achieving universal access to safe water and sanitation. Also, find out about what progress has been made in getting the rights recognised and what impact the implementation of the rights has made so far. Learn about ways in which you can get involved, how to use the rights-based approach in your advocacy work and read the news about all the latest developments.
UN Special Rapporteur’s Handbook
The Handbook of the UN Special Rapporteur is now available in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic
Rights in practice
Find out how you can advocate for the rights to water and sanitation
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