A young albino girl with her mother in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, on 2015's International Albinism Awareness Day.

A young albino girl with her mother in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, on 2015's International Albinism Awareness Day.

The thousands of Africans living with Albinism face a range of health issues, but also stigma, ostracism and physical threats. In recent years, dozens have been killed in places like Tanzania, where traditional witch doctors claim the limbs of people with Albinism bring wealth and good luck. We speak to groups working to change attitudes, provide medical assistance, and pressure officials to address the issues.

Guests

  • Harry Freeland Documentary filmmaker; CEO and Founder, Standing Voice
  • Jonathan Beale Managing Director, Standing Voice
  • Susan DuBois Executive Director, Asante Mariamu Foundation

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