Equity in water and sanitation: developing an index to measure progressive realization of the human right.

@article{Luh2013EquityIW,
  title={Equity in water and sanitation: developing an index to measure progressive realization of the human right.},
  author={Jeanne Luh and Rachel Baum and Jamie Bartram},
  journal={International journal of hygiene and environmental health},
  year={2013},
  volume={216 6},
  pages={662-71}
}
We developed an index to measure progressive realization for the human right to water and sanitation. While in this study we demonstrate its application to the non-discrimination and equality component for water, the conceptual approach of the index can be used for all the different components of the human right. The index was composed of one structural, one process, and two outcome indicators and is bound between -1 and 1, where negative values indicate regression and positive values indicate… CONTINUE READING
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