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15

Jun2015
Divya Krishnan was not ready to take it lying down Divya Krishnan (name changed) came home that day crestfallen. To the repeated questions of her husband, Krishnan, she revealed what had happened in her office that day. The lady supervisor in her office in Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has been speaking behind her ... Read More
mg_5150

09

Jun2015
  Isn’t it ironic that a 3560-year-old disease (Egyptian Papyrus documents that date back to 1550 B.C.  mention about leprosy) found a cure only in 1981 (in the form of Multi-Drug Therapy)?  For about 3,530 years this infectious, enigmatic, disfiguring disease eluded a cure and made grotesque figures of human beings. No doubt, we feared ... Read More
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04

Jun2015
30-year-old Sudha Chauhan from Godianpurwa village in Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh was different from other children of her village even when she was a child. Most of the children in her village while away their time and end up as farm labourers.  But Sudha was different, she ... Read More
mg_5024

31

May2015
Background There are laws still in India that discriminate against people affected by leprosy. These laws allow leprosy as a ground for divorce, discriminate against people affected by leprosy who resort to begging for livelihood, bar them from contesting elections, provide for charging higher life insurance premium from them, stop them ... Read More