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Human rights & leprosy affected persons

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  1. Human rights & leprosy affected persons

  2. To be presented 1. Definition 2. Universal Declaration of Human Rights 3. Basic human rights 4. Thai constitution & human rights 5. Human right issues for PALs 6. Delhi declaration of dignity

  3. Definition Human rights are those basic standards without which people cannot live in dignity. To violate someone’s human rights is to treat that person as though she or he were not a human being. Source:www.aworldconnected.com/subcategory.php/80.html

  4. Universal Declaration of Human Rights On December 10, 1948  the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights30 articles as a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations.

  5. Basic human rights  Right to life  Dignity of the person  Equality before the law  Freedom from inhuman or degrading treatment

  6. Thai constitution & human rights 1997(2540) Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand

  7. Thai constitution & human rights  sections 52 “A person shall enjoy an equal right to receive standard public health service, and the indigent shall have the right to receive free medical treatment from public health centers of the State, as provided by law….”

  8. Thai constitution & human rights  sections 82 “The State shall thoroughly provide and promote standard and efficient public health service…. ”

  9. Human rights issues for leprosy affected persons  Dignity of the person  Equal access to adequate treatment

  10. The movement towards leprosy affected persons’ rights National Conference on Integration and Empowerment of PAL, Delhi, sections 52 82 India, 19 December 2005

  11. Delhi declaration of dignity • Ensure that no discrimination against PAL 2. Actively promote the human rights of PAL by government

  12. Delhi declaration of dignity (continued) 3. All discriminatory laws, including the law that facilitates divorce due to leprosy, should be repealed.

  13. Delhi declaration of dignity (continued) 4. The use of dignified terminology is essential to eliminating the stigma…. 5.Opportunity should be provided for PALs to work in partnership….

  14. Delhi declaration of dignity (continued) 6.PAL should be nominated… as members underthe Persons with Disabilities Act.

  15. Delhi declaration of dignity (continued) 7. Every effort should be made to encourage support and inclusion of the PALs within their family.

  16. Delhi declaration of dignity (continued) 8. Effort to develop productive network of PALs should be support….

  17. Delhi declaration of dignity (continued) 9. Every effort should be made to ensure that children of PALs receive equal opportunity for education and employment.

  18. Delhi declaration of dignity (continued) 10. A national efforts should be made to ensure that all types of media…portray PALs with dignity.

  19. Delhi declaration of dignity (continued) 11.Proper housing& care…elderly PALs. Rs 500 as pension for leprosy-disabled persons.

  20. Delhi declaration of dignity (continued) 12. Networks to ensure the POD should be strengthened, especially hospitals and private health centers.

  21. Delhi declaration of dignity (continued) 13. Sustained training programme… to ensure the ongoing, comprehensive treatment for PALs

  22. Delhi declaration of dignity (continued) 14.PALs pledge their support…to eradicate leprosy from the country and to improve the quality of life of PALs.

  23. Issues has been presented 1. Definition 2. Universal Declaration of Human Rights 3. Basic human rights 4. Thai constitution & human rights 5.Human right issues for PALs 6. Delhi declaration of dignity

  24. Thank you for your attention