People centred rights based approach to improve transparency, accountability and responsiveness in the WASH sector. Introducing Freshwater Action Network (FAN) – linking the local to the global Rights based approaches for improving governance and accountability at the local level.
What is Freshwater Action Network? local to the global
FAN Global has unique added value as… local to the global
Demanding rights and better governance local to the global
The poor can’t wait for their rights local to the global
Formation of people’s committees in rural villages with very poor and marginalised tribal communities
Provision of information on entitlements and provisions due from government to communities
Comprehensive training on RTI so communities fully understand their entitlements, the law and how to make requests for information
Integrating WASH in the rural employment guarantee scheme (MGNREGS)
Using the right to education to ensure WASH in schools
Communities in 17 villages in Warangal District secured 28million Indian rupees from government for 10,313 household latrines
Government responsiveness to advocacy petitions has increased from 33% to 78% in 162 villages in Anantapur District
The learning and empowerment that communities gain here leads to their ability to claim their rights in other sectors including in health, education, work, food security and other basic rights.
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