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Indicator framework for monitoring SDG target on sanitation: a review through the lens of human rights

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posted on 12.02.2018, 15:11 by Ricard Gine, O. Flores Baquero, Alejandro Jimenez, Agusti Perez-Foguet
With the end of the MDG era in 2015, the JMP has proposed a framework for integrated monitoring of post-2015 targets on water and sanitation. This article discusses about how each element of the proposed sanitation target and corresponding indicator can be understood from a human rights perspective. The discussion suggests that the proposal is a step forward towards a monitoring framework where human rights elements are effectively promoted. To support the implementation of the human rights obligations related to sanitation, the study proposes i) a practical definition of the normative content, and ii) a categorization of different levels of service based on a reduced set of easy-to-use normative elements.



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GINE GARRIGA, R. ... et al, 2016. Indicator framework for monitoring SDG target on sanitation: a review through the lens of human rights. IN: Shaw, R.J. (ed). Ensuring availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all: Proceedings of the 39th WEDC International Conference, Kumasi, Ghana, 11-15 July 2016, Briefing paper 2428, 7pp.


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