Half of the world's population lives in poor quality housing or slums that do not provide adequate shelter against the elements and do not have access to safe drinking water and sanitation.  Millions are faced with  insecure tenure arrangements, leaving them vulnerable to forced eviction.

Cambodia Fact Sheet
CESR's 2009 fact sheet on Cambodia provides a graphic overview of selected elements of the human rights to health, food, education, housing and water, seeking to highlight areas where government efforts to realize these rights may be inadequate.
United States Fact Sheet
A 2010 CESR fact sheet reveals that despite the country's wealth, the United States has one the poorest records of economic and social rights achievement of all high-income countries.