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JAN 23, 2015 - Fox News

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Laws deny leprosy sufferers right to work, travel, marry, study finds

Leprosy sufferers worldwide face discriminatory laws affecting their right to work, travel and marry, according to an advocacy group which called upon governments to follow U.N. guidelines and abolish such legislation.

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JAN 22, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Laws deny leprosy sufferers right to work, travel, marry: study

Leprosy sufferers worldwide face discriminatory laws affecting their right to work, travel and marry, according to an advocacy group which called upon governments to follow U.N. guidelines and abolish such legislation. 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 ...

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JAN 18, 2015 - Health Canal

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New study reveals crippling financial burden of leprosy

Households affected by leprosy face being pushed further into poverty as a result of loss of earnings and treatment costs, according to the first ever study of the economic burden of a common complication of the disease

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JAN 16, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Better prevention could cut leprosy complication's high cost for Indian families: study

By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The loss of earnings and cost of treatment for a common complication of leprosy can seriously damage the finances of Indian households with a leprosy patient, and better prevention could help, a study said on Thursday. More than one third of households affected by the leprosy complication Erythema Nodosum Leprosum (ENL) face ...

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