Right to water and sanitation : Water Drops, the Water Aid newsletter

The newsletter explores the ways in which national laws, court pronouncements and judgements and international commitments can be interpreted to imply a right to water and sanitation.

Specific articles cover:

-Individual court cases and Supreme Court pronouncements

-The current status of water and sanitation coverage in the country and priorities to be taken up.

-How water and sanitation has figured in recent elections

-The use of RTI towards better water and sanitation services

Other articles in the newsletter include:

-Coverage of the water crisis in Bundelkhand,

-A successful case study from Jharkhand where elected representatives and NGOs joined their efforts to conduct a social audit on water and sanitation status resulting in concrete action.

-The case of Pali town in Rajasthan where river pollution due to the large textile industry has become very high.

-A relook at Bhopal where the effects of water pollution due to the gas tragedy persist

-Water and Sanitation needs of HIV affected people.

All in all, an information packed and useful newsletter from WaterAid !

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