人权与麻风病

布拉格——

去年年底,联合国大会全票通过一项决议,采纳旨在结束对麻风病患者及其家属歧视的原则和指导方针。

这项决议标志着许多个人和团体数年来对联合国机构的游说取得成功。他们一直关注一个被忽视的人权问题:社会对麻风病患者的歧视。事实上,通常即使患者被治愈后,歧视仍然伴随着他们。这不仅摧毁了他们的生活,也摧毁了他们家人的生活。

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