The Right to Water (Articles 11 and 12 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights)

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Legislation Name

The Right to Water (Articles 11 and 12 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights)

Description

The human right to water entitles everyone to sufficient, safe, acceptable, physically accessible and affordable water for personal and domestic uses. An adequate amount of safe water is necessary to prevent death from dehydration, reduce the risk of water-related disease and provide for consumption, cooking, personal and domestic hygienic requirements.

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See Also

Water-related Legislation and Conventions

General Comment 15 (2002)

HRBA


External Resources

Attachment(s)

Full text Document  The right to water.pdf

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