Tag Archives: Albinism

Albinism, The African Myth Versus Scientific Justification

Senegal, Africa. Most of my lifetime I’ve been involved in helping my community, from soup kitchens, hospital emergency departments, doing makeup for female victims of domestic violence, and collecting Christmas gifts toys for children in Colombia.  Two years ago I remember becoming a hairstylist for a beautiful group of girls that were involved in domestic violence, […]

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Taking Steps to Reduce Violence Against Persons with Albinism

New York, N.Y. United Nations human rights expert Ikponwosa Ero called upon government representatives gathered in New York for the General Assembly to take swift action to end a growing problem of violence and severe discrimination against people with albinism. Independent Expert on Albinism Ikponwosa Ero. Photo: OHCHR/Christine Wambaa. Ms. Ero is the first Independent […]

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On Albinism Awareness Day, Ban Called to End Discrimination

New York, N.Y.  United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on all countries to end the discrimination that threatens the wellbeing, health and even the lives of people with albinism, and to provide programmes that will enable them to play a full part in society. Photo MONUSCO/Abel Kavanagh. “I call on all countries and stakeholders […]

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Dr. Kazuko Hillyer Tatsumura’s Column in Japan’s Weekly Biz

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