Report No. 256
21. Measures Related to Education and Employment. -
The appropriate government shall undertake the following measures relating to education and employment for persons affected by Leprosy, who have either been cured of Leprosy, or who have been duly certified, by a registered Medical Practitioner, as having been administered with the first dose under Multi-Drug Therapy and is continuing treatment for Leprosy, and members of the family of any person affected by Leprosy, that shall include but not be limited to:
(1) implementation of educational programmes that impart education and training that is directed at the development of personalities, talents, and mental and physical abilities of persons, to their fullest potential, and responds to their needs; and
(2) access to employment and advancement opportunities, in all areas of public service, including all levels of government service and employment in public institutions.