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Youths demand ensuring availability of safe water

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 16th August, 2022 08:47:33 PM
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Youths demand ensuring availability of safe water

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Youths at a programme on Tuesday demanded to ensure availability of safe water for the country’s people as human rights.

They came up with the statement while speaking at a meeting of WASH (Water Sanitation and Hygiene) Integrity Youth Forum held at DORP (Development Organisation of the Rural Poor) head quarters in Mirpur.

Mohammad Zobair Hassan, deputy executive director of the DORP (Development Organisation of the Rural Poor) chaired the programme.

In the meeting, the Youth Forum members decided agenda of advocacy programme to ensure safe water and good sanitation and hygiene.

 The discussion was addressed, among others by DORP Youth Forum members Jinat Hasan Raka, Mariyam Navila, Mahmud Niloy and Sumona khan.

The youth forum members said money or infrastructure is not only barriers in  realization of the human right to access to water but lack of will of applying integrity.

They also said only limitation of wealth his not main barrier for worst situation of water, sanitation and hygiene facilities.

The Youth Forum has made a draft on agenda how they will carry out advocacy to ensure availability of safe water.