End Water Poverty

April 2022 newsletter: Justice for Phichit

Free trade agreements: Corporate greed makes the right to water of Phichit villagers a distant reality

In Central Thailand’s Phichit province, a group of villagers resisted a goldmining company that polluted their water and destroyed their livelihoods for almost 20 years. Manushya Foundation have written a comprehensive exposé documenting the villagers' fight against corporate impunity and state exploitation.

March 2022 newsletter: Alana's Dakar diary, expanding civic space, countering corporate capture & more

End Water Poverty were part of the Forum Alternatif Mondial de l’Eau (FAME 2022) last week, where hundreds of water and social justice activists from around the world gathered in Dakar, Senegal. The theme of FAME was “access to water and sanitation is a matter of public health and a barometer of democracy”.

December 2021: end of year message + celebrating two years of Claim Your Water Rights

It's been another immensely difficult year. Many of us are still working from home. Many of us are still grappling with systemic injustice and competing crises. Many of us have lost colleagues and loved ones. Despite this, we remain remarkably resilient and resolute in our determination to hold governments accountable and support communities to claim their rights.

EWP, SOLD and FANMex make joint submission on the human rights of indigenous and rural communities

On 20 January 2022 End Water Poverty (EWP), Survivors of Lesotho Dams (“SOLD”) and La Red Mexicana de Acción por el Agua (FANMex) made a joint submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur Pedro Arrojo Agudo on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation of Indigenous peoples and people living in rural areas.