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Policy framework for rights-based action plans - Report of the Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members

Abstract
In the present report, the Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members, Alice Cruz, sets out a policy framework for rights-based action plans aimed at the enforcement of de facto equality for persons affected by leprosy and their family members, with specific recommendations in four main areas: adequate standard of living and economic autonomy; non-discrimination, independent living and inclusion in the community; elimination of stereotypes and the right to truth and memory; and empowerment, with a focus on vulnerable groups.

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Type
Report
Author
Cruz A
Year of Publication
2020
Document Number
A/HRC/44/46
Language
eng
Institution
UN Human Rights Council
Publication Language
eng