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The Leprosy Mission attended the UN's 16th Conference of State Parties on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability in June 2023.
Leprosy Peoples’ Organisations must find themselves at the heart of efforts to defeat leprosy in the years to come.
We need to put persons affected by leprosy at the centre of all of these conversations. It is not a magic answer, a silver bullet that will solve all our problems, but it is the only way we’ll make real progress.
The TLM Myanmar team found that the best way to raise awareness, defeat stigma, and increase the number of leprosy cases they found was to hear the stories of persons affected by leprosy.
This innovative crab-farming project has been turning heads within the leprosy sector because it has transformed a whole community.
Ruth and Bishnu from TLM Nepal share some of the lessons they’ve learnt from the frontline of mental health care for persons affected by leprosy.
We are supporting the Sasakawa Health Foundation's Global Appeal 2022, which is asking for the support of philanthropic foundations across the world.
This is the story of Amar's divorce, which happened when his wife learnt that he had once been diagnosed with leprosy.
Across the world there are more than 100 laws that discriminate against people who have experienced leprosy. They are totally unacceptable. Here’s a look at some of the key ways these laws can punish you simply for a curable medical diagnosis.
I'm Taranath from Nepal and I invite you to see what leprosy has really meant for my life. See how stigma and fear has affected me in almost every area of my life and how I have overcome all of it.