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N.H.R.C. to organise National Conference on leprosy

D.N.I.S News Network, India: National Human Rights Commission (N.H.R.C.) is organising a National Conference on leprosy in New Delhi on September 18. The objective is to discuss the stigma and discrimination still faced by people affected with leprosy and the State’s duty to take affirmative action to enable persons affected by leprosy to live their life with dignity.

Representatives from States and Union Territories, State Human Rights Commissions, Union Ministries and organisations working in the leprosy sector are expected to participate in this Conference.