Water

Water is a given thing for many of us. We turn the tap, and we have fresh drinking water or enough to take a shower or run a hot batch. Water is a human right, but still 875 million people lack even such a basic necessity as clean water. 5000 children die each day from lack of clean water, clean toilets, and poor hygiene.

Lack of clean water or water altogether can come from droughts, pollution, regional wars, or poor hygiene.

The Convention of the Rights of a Child highlights this issue in article 27:1, among other articles.

States Parties recognize the right of every child to a standard of living adequate for the child´s physical,mental,spiritual,moral and social development.

Photo: UNICEF, http://www.flickr.com/photos/unicefsverige/5246758488/sizes/m/in/set-72157625562916288

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