Tanzania: A Bewitching Tale of Albinism in Tanzania

Often referred to by derogatory terms such asZeru Zeru (‘ghost like creature’) or mzungu (‘white man’), persons with albinism suffer discrimination and stigmatisation across East Africa. Their visible genetic differences often provoke strong reactions and they are attributed a range of ‘unnatural’ and pejorative associations with inadequacy and deviance. Read more here 

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