The Emergence of Water as a ‘Human Right’ on the World Stage: Challenges and Opportunities
Human rights are basic fundamental rights concerning issues such as life, liberty, food,
shelter, and health. These are equal rights for bothmen and women, which encourage social
progress and better standards of living and also the foundation of freedom, justice, and
peace. Human rights recognize the inherent dignity and inalienable rights of all members of
the human family (United Nations, 1948). They are universal, inalienable, and essential for
everyone without limitations and restrictions, irrespective of where in the world one lives.