Posts made in August, 2017

UN Workshop

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in News | 0 comments

UN meeting to tackle witchcraft-related attacks on people with albinism In numerous countries around the world, witchcraft-related beliefs and practices have resulted in serious violations of human rights including, beatings, banishment, cutting of body parts, amputation of limbs, torture and murder. Women, children, the elderly, and persons with disabilities, particularly persons with albinism, are particularly vulnerable. Despite the seriousness of these human rights abuses, there is often no robust state led response. A ground-breaking workshop at the UN Headquarters in Geneva on 21-22...

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