Struggle to protect East Africans living with albinism against culture of

Struggle to protect East Africans living with albinism against culture of
In East Africa, ritual magic, witchcraft and superstition play a large part in the everyday life of many people. One of the darkest elements of the cultural practice includes the lucrative trade of body parts of people with albinism who are outcast and …
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Seeking refuge for young persons with albinism in Tanzania
From 2007 to 2010, Tanzania saw record numbers of killings and attacks against persons with albinism. An estimated 1 in 1,400 persons in Tanzania and East Africa has albinism, a genetic disorder that results in pale skin, hair and eyes, and which …
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