End Water Poverty
Campaigning for governments to respect, protect and fulfil the human rights to safe water and sanitation.
End Water Poverty specialises in supporting civil society to advance accountability, social justice and human rights:
- We amplify the voices and demands of civil society and communities.
- We connect human rights advocates working in different parts of the world.
- We facilitate the exchange of experience and expertise to sharpen strategies and strengthen solidarity.
- We mobilise members to advocate locally, nationally, regionally and globally for the rights to water, sanitation and a healthy environment to be legally recognised and practically implemented.
- We affirm that water and sanitation are public services.
- We provide mini-grants to members to support diverse context-specific action through the Claim Your Water Rights campaign.
End Water Poverty is a global civil society coalition campaigning for governments to respect, protect and fulfil people’s human rights to safe water and sanitation. We are comprised of over 150 organisations in 90 countries across Africa, America, Asia, and Europe. Though our membership primarily consists of community-based organisations and grassroots civil society, we also welcome trade unions, national/regional networks and international non-government organisations (INGOs).
End Water Poverty is coordinated by a two-person Secretariat that is managed by an elected Steering Committee representing the coalition’s different constituencies.
Social justice activists unite for change at All Systems Connect 2023
From 2 to 4 May 2023, End Water Poverty and our members joined over 700 activists and change leaders in water, sanitation,...
Water rights defenders speak out in #HearingTheUnheardHRWS short film
On 2 May 2023, activists and change leaders gathered for the screening of Hearing the Unheard: Human Rights to Water and...
New report affirms the power of community rights-claiming strategies
On 2 May 2023 End Water Poverty and our members launched our new report, Claiming Water Rights: Lessons Learnt from Claim Your...
RT @WashNetwork: Thank you @EndWaterPoverty for your consistent and ever valuable support and leadership in our collective quest to enhance… Read more
RT @redesdelagua: Desde la campaña #HearingTheUnheardHRWS compartimos la galería permanente de testimonios de personas defensoras del agua… Read more
RT @ProDESC: En el #AllSystemsConnect2023, nos unimos a activistas globales para lograr el acceso universal al agua potable y saneamiento.… Read more
RT @BethlehemMengis: Thanks @EndWaterPoverty for documenting and sharing these important reflections. Enjoyed working with all of you at #A… Read more
Without human rights defenders there are NO human rights! #DefendHumanRightsDefenders Read more
RT @HammieRajab: Participation is key to claiming rights. A lack of informed participation by women often results in WASH services that are… Read more
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