It is the poor that suffer from lack of clean drinking water.
(SDG 1 ‘No Poverty’)
The lack of clean water has clear implications for health.
(SDG 3 Good ‘Health and Wellbeing’)
It is mainly females who are responsible for water collection.
(SDG 5 ‘Gender Equality’)
In 2010, the UN General Assembly explicitly recognised the human right to water and sanitation. Everyone has the right to sufficient, continuous, safe, acceptable, physically accessible and affordable water for personal and domestic use.