The Human Right to Water and Advocacy for Urban Water Supply: After the Privatization Struggles

  • Paul Nelson


Advocacy to advance economic, social, and environmental rights takes many forms. Advocates in established human rights organizations (HROs), development agencies, and diverse civil society institutions have mobilized legal instruments from international to local levels, existing human rights treaties, various forms of policy leverage, popular political and social movement pressure, participatory mechanisms, and (sometimes new) monitoring methods to advance the realization of economic rights including housing, food, and water (Stryker and Haglund 2015).


Civil Society Social Movement Trade Union Urban Water Water Utility 
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