Sanitation and Social Protection: a human rights-based approach

Organization(s): UNRISD
Author: Juliet Willetts
Year: 2017
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This Issue Brief introduces readers to the human rights-based approach to sanitation. Access to sanitation may reduce vulnerability, a key focus of social protection. This briefing paper makes the case for an increased focus on sanitation as a human right, explores current approaches to address this right, and provides ideas on the key directions needed to turn the tide on this critical issue.

Social Protection and Human Rights