When Martha Samwel, gave birth to her daughter 11 years ago, she never thought the arrival of her bundle of joy would bring so much sadness, stigma and misunderstanding within her family and the community altogether.

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February 4, 2018 - Mogadishu has suffered more than two decades of war, and many of its young people were born and raised alongside violence and bloodshed.

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26 March 2017 - Four Tanzanian children with albinism arrived in the United States on Saturday for medical treatment.

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14 February 2017 - Dar es Salaam - More than 40 percent of Tanzania’s adolescents are left out of quality lower-secondary education despite the government’s positive decision to make lower-secondary education free.

 

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2 January 2017, FREETOWN - Aminatta stands in a narrow mud alley outside her house and rocks her brother's newborn baby from side to side. Her five-year-old son Thomas hovers nearby, trying to scribble on a mud wall with a broken pen. After a while, he totters over and tugs at his mother's skirt. He starts wiggling outstretched fingers while jerking his hips from side to side.

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09 November 2016 - For generations, albinos have suffered because of the belief some countries and people have that leads them to hunt, kill and dismember albinos in the hope of ‘hitting the jackpot’ – that is, getting rich – which is outright cruel.

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ADDIS ABABA, 7 November 2016 - One in four children in many countries in Africa experience sexual violence, a document presented at the "International Policy Conference on the African Child" in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa said Monday.

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ADDIS ABABA, 7 November 2016 - Social affairs ministers from Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Uganda presented today the strategies and legal frameworks their respective countries employ to halt violent acts committed against children.

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2 September 2016 – A United Nations human rights expert today said that despite all the success in tackling crimes against persons with albinism in Mozambique, their situation remains precarious as the authorities have yet to identify and arrest the masterminds behind such crimes.

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KAMPALA, 5 July 2016 – 'When my first son with albinism was born...I didn't know what to think, but I immediately decided to love him.'

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