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statement: Shining a light on the urgency of implementing the Regional Action Plan on Albinism in Africa

On 13 June, every year the world commemorates the International Albinism Awareness Day. This year the International Albinism Awareness day is commemorated under the theme ‘shining our light to the world’, providing an opportunity to reflect on progress and challenges facing persons with albinism. In 2018 many positive steps were…
Staff Writer
Jun 13, 2018
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A CALL FOR AN END AND A HOLISTIC RESPONSE TO ATTACKS ON PERSONS WITH ALBINISM: THE MACDONALD MASAMBUKA CASE

We the undersigned organizations hereby express our deep concern over the continuing attacks on people with albinism in Malawi and generally in the Southern African region. We have taken note of and endorsed the statement issued by the Human Rights Defenders Forum- a Coalition of Malawi CSOs- calling on the…
Staff Writer
Mar 23, 2018