Rwanda's Crackdown on Skin Bleaching Products Met With Criticism
President Paul Kagame's tweet that the national health ministry and police will work together to curb the sale of such cosmetics, has triggered online debate on whether he has any right to intervene. The highly unregulated global skin lightening market is estimated to be worth billions of dollars.
Deutsche Welle, 30 November 2018
In Africa, where some women believe that lighter skin enhances their beauty, skin bleaching products tend to sell well. When Rwanda's president set about to confiscate them, the… Read more »
Some of these skin bleaching creams are on the Rwandan market.
New Times, 25 November 2018
Rwanda National Police and the Ministry of Health are set to mount a joint operation against sale and distribution of banned skin-lightening cream. Read more »
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