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Stigmatization as dehumanization: wrongful stereotyping and structural violence against women and children affected by leprosy - Report of the Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family mem

Abstract

In her report, prepared in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 35/9, the Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members, Alice Cruz, focuses on the situation of women and children affected by leprosy and their family members. She identifies and examines the root causes of their vulnerability to various forms of discrimination and offers recommendations on how to eliminate it.

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Type
Report
Author
Cruz A
Year of Publication
2019
Document Number
A/HRC/41/47
Language
eng
Institution
UN Human Rights Council
Publication Language
eng