Cameroon: The Thin Line Between Autism and Witchcraft in Cameroon

In the cradle of our ancestors, Cameroon, autism is an unappreciated reality when it is not kept in the drawers of the sorcerer or witchcraft. The need for awareness proves urgent given the veils of witchcraft and “evil” which are tagged on people suffering from this disease.

Here, people suffering from this disorder witness great social adversity and discrimination and walk with big social rejection stamps on their foreheads the same way AIDS patients do.

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