Kishori’s Story

“Today, the diagnosis and treatment of leprosy is easy and most endemic countries are striving to fully integrate leprosy services into existing general health services. This is especially important for those under-served and marginalised communities most at risk from leprosy, often the poorest of the poor” (WHO:  Leprosy Today). I learned about leprosy from reading… Read More Kishori’s Story

Count on me: Sign the pledge to end violence against women

I got this email and wanted to pass the word on. Greetings from Maitri India! Did you know that one in three women worldwide has been physically or sexually assaulted by a former or current intimate partner? “Violence against women is a global health problem of epidemic proportions”, says World Health Organization (WHO) Director General,… Read More Count on me: Sign the pledge to end violence against women