Insight into our work across the globe, as well as our thoughts and perspectives on the fight against leprosy today.
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.
Despite the difficulties many of us are facing due to Covid-19, now would be the worst time to forget about people affected by leprosy.
It is no coincidence that hardly any white people are diagnosed with leprosy.
Throughout history, the odious term ‘leper’ has been used as an insult to those affected by leprosy
People often have many of their human rights deprived from them when they are diagnosed with leprosy. This is in violation of the Universal Declaration of Human rights and it needs to change.