Leprosy is no more a ground for divorce in India!

Here’s is encouraging news in the fight for reinstating human dignity and equality for people affected by leprosy in India!

Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights says, “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights,” nevertheless, there remains a plethora of discriminatory laws and practices in India that make people affected by leprosy unequal citizens of the country – we have identified 119 laws and provisions in India discriminating against them.