Senegal: Albinos Face Perilious Social Rejection
Persons with albinism in Senegal decry harsh social treatment and stigmatization that leaves most of them destitute and in dire straits. The Senegalese National Albino Association and the Senegalese Ministry for Family strives to improve their plight but faces difficult financial constraints.
IRIN (United Nations)
Albino; Albinism; Education; Senegal; Senegalese National Albino Association; Stigmatization; Health; Skin Cancer; Government response.
Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN). Accessed July 28, 2010.