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.
Throughout history, the odious term ‘leper’ has been used as an insult to those affected by leprosy
It is no coincidence that hardly any white people are diagnosed with leprosy.
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.
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.
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.
U Soe Win spoke at a roundtable even at the UN's CRPD Conference in 2020. This is what he said.
Brent Morgan, TLM International Director, spoke at the UN's 11th CRPD Conference in 2018. This is the statement he delivered.
This project works in rural areas of Nepal to assist young people in finding work.
NUPIP helps the ‘ultra’ poor affected by leprosy to look after their own health and find sustainable ways of making a living, whilst tackling stigma.