Group Urges Countries To Abolish Discriminatory Laws Affecting People With Leprosy
Reuters: Laws deny leprosy sufferers right to work, travel, marry: study
“…Around 20 countries, including India, Thailand, and Nepal, have or continue to pass laws that discriminate against people with leprosy, the International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations (ILEP) said ahead of World Leprosy Day on Sunday. … The U.N. adopted a resolution in 2010, urging governments to abolish all discriminatory laws against people affected by leprosy and their family, ILEP said…” (Guilbert, 1/22).
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