The Scarcity Of Clean Water

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Human rights ensures that the basic needs of a human are provided equally to all individuals regardless of monetary stature, religion or race (Spronk, 2014) Access to clean water should be a human right because without water there would be no human life on this planet. However, not every human is blessed with the access to clean water. Moreover, the lack of clean water is transforming from a limitation to an enormous threat (Spronk, 2014). Therefore, this paper will look into the water war that happened in Bolivia, and other Latin American countries such as Argentina, and shine a light on neoliberalism and capitalism. The paper will also provide some suggestion on how to prevent the privatization of water, and lastly, will look into the aftermath of Bolivia 's water war, and whether or not it met the MDGs. Furthermore, water is a natural resource that should not be bought or privatized by companies because it does more harm than good. For example, in Cochabamba, Bolivia, it caused a water war movement that killed the lives of many, and although the war ended and water was no longer privatized, it still left a permanent scar that will never be forgotten.
Background:
Bolivia is a country located in South America, and was one of the last countries to gain its independence from Spain. Unfortunately, Bolivia is not an economically stable country and does not have the best living conditions for a number of reasons. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) it is South
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