This Man Uses Music to Fights Myths About Albinism in Malawi

Lazarus Chigwandali who has faced discrimination for living with albinism began composing songs to fight misperceptions about the genetic condition in a country where more than 100 people with albinism have been attacked since 2014. While some of his songs are playing on local radio stations, Chigwandali says there is still a long way to go before the attacks end.

Lazarus Chigwandali with albinism faced a lot of discrimination because of the way his bodies looked.

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