Sanitation: a human right
Mª del Mar Rivero, Celia Fernández, Carolina Quintero, Paula Pérez, Alberto Guijarro
This report defines the normative content of the right to sanitation and analyses the implications of the different categories that define it in relation to the level of service. This is followed by a historical overview of the recognition of sanitation until its incorporation as a human right and its inclusion in the Sustainable Development Agenda, which commits governments and the international community to achieve the goal of universal access to sanitation by 2030.
The report also analyses the obligations of the states that have ratified this right and the responsibilities that affect other actors, such as companies and civil society.