Malawi Declares June Albinism Awareness Month

People with albinism, who are often victims of brutal attacks, are already among the poorest and most vulnerable in society in Malawi - a situation that will only be worsened by the economic impact of COVID-19. Now, as part of Commemoration of the International Day of Albinism which falls on June 13, the government has declared June a month of Albinism awareness, in a move aimed at promoting a change of mindset and influence positive attitude in the community towards people with Albinism.

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Protesters braved the rain in their bid to seek a solution aiming to end attacks on people with albinism in Malawi (file photo).

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