The purpose of this research is to develop a comprehensive framework for monitoring Cameroon's compliance with the right to safe and potable water. The research seeks to sketch out the basis of the right in international human rights law; develop the scope and normative content of the right; identify its minimum core content and states minimum core obligations; and in light of the preceding analysis, determines whether the State of Cameroon is moving expeditiously and effectively toward the goal of full implementation. Indicators are used to monitor Cameroon's compliance with implementation of the right to water. Beyond this aims, the paper seeks to describe the common violations of this rights.


Law Department

Date of Award

Spring 6-1-2006

Online Submission Date


First Advisor

Tanya Monforte

Committee Member 1

Tanya Monforte

Committee Member 2

Enid Hill

Committee Member 3

Ann Lesch

Document Type



122 leaves

Library of Congress Subject Heading 1

Social rights

Library of Congress Subject Heading 2

Water rights


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Call Number

Thesis 2006/79



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