Table of discriminatory laws

ILEP has initiated a research project to establish the baseline data relating to the strategy target “zero countries with legislation allowing discrimination on basis of leprosy by 2020.”

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The research results show 157 laws in place that discriminate against people affected by leprosy in 38 countries.

Active laws or unknown status: 153

Laws under review: 4

Repealed or amended laws: 22

The full table can be viewed and downloaded here

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