ACCESS TO WATER AND SANITATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF GEORGIA SPECIAL REPORT
On 11 February 2019, the Public Defender of Georgia presented a special report on the right to water and sanitation, importance of its realization and related challenges in Georgia.
Monitoring showed that drinking and techincal water is less available in many schools; water facilities and toilets are out of order, anti-sanitary situation was reported in some cases. The lack of water creates problems for students, as well as school staff and cleaners, as they have to fetch technical water from the locals’ yards or water facilities located several kilometers away. In such conditions, students cannot get enough drinking water, wash their hands, etc.