In my beloved city of Detroit, the human right to water is getting trampled. People are getting astronomical water bills—some as high as $2000. When they can’t pay, their water gets shut off—end of story. Not only do water shutoffs deprive people of water to drink, cook, and bathe—they lead to other horrific outcomes. Like the state taking away children and splitting up families. Or putting liens on homes, which can force people into foreclosure. Here’s what you can do about this outrageous injustice.
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Your courage, vision, and determination stand out brightly as I reflect back on all that has happened in 2018. This ...
Veronica Ivoke is a change-maker. Through her position as coordinator of AWWASHNET as well as through her work with ERA, she has played a leadership role in building grassroots power to protect water as a common good and advance the human right to water in Lagos. Motivated by the gross injustice of water privatization in Nigeria and beyond, she rises each morning to organize. And as she does, she helps accomplish victories with global ramifications.
Public letter from members of Congress puts pressure on public officials to reject water privatization from the U.S. to Nigeria.
Transnational water privatizers want to profit from our need for clean, safe water in Lagos. Here’s how you can help ERA and Corporate Accountability protect the human right to water.
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Why Veolia, the world’s largest private water corporation, deserves your vote in the Corporate Hall of Shame.