Key asks for 2020 SDG Voluntary National Reviews: SDG 6

SDG issue brief


Every child has the right to safe water and sanitation. Without it, diseases spread rapidly and newborn babies risk death from infection. Young children are particularly vulnerable, and water- and sanitation-related diseases remain among the leading causes of death for children under five.

Students wash their hands at a newly built handwashing point at the primary school in Kuzungula District, Southern Province, Zambia, Monday 28 November 2016.

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