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“How is it acceptable for someone with a 21st Century disease to be labelled an outcast by the UK media?”

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The Leprosy Mission has written to UK national newspaper editors and the BBC in a bid to stop them from using derogatory language to people affected by a 21st Century disease.

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A statement of solidarity

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The Leprosy Mission England and Wales has been reflecting on the issues raised by the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Stop COVID-19 becoming a ‘human timebomb’ in world’s poorest communities

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Health workers and human rights defenders are working tirelessly to protect the poorest communities of Africa and South Asia from a ‘COVID-19 human timebomb’.

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