Call for submission

The Special Rapporteur will dedicate her next thematic report to the situation of women and children affected by leprosy and their family members with focus on stigma and discrimination. This report is due to be presented at the 41st session of the Human Rights Council in June 2019. Accordingly, the Special Rapporteur is seeking the views and inputs of Members and observer States, National Human Rights Institutions, United Nations agencies, international and regional organizations, and civil society, including non-governmental organizations, and other relevant stakeholders.

Please kindly take part in this consultation and submit the completed questionnaire, which will substantively inform the forthcoming report, in any of English, French, Spanish or Portuguese to  no later than 31 December 2018, using the email title: “Submissions to the Questionnaire.” Where possible please limit the response to the questionnaire to 2500 words. Supporting documents can be attached. Should you need any further information or clarification to this end, please do not hesitate to contact us by email. Your contribution will be kept confidential.

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