UN Women Calls for Support, Protection for Persons with Albinism

United Nations Women (UNW) said persons with albinism need to be provided with necessary support and protected from all forms of discrimination. UNW Executive Board President, Ivana Pajevic said this Wednesday in Dedza in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Kaphuka where her organization is implementing UN Human Rights Window albinism project. She noted that with increased cases of abduction and killings that persons with albinism the country has experienced there is need to make sure that communities view…

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Death Penalty for Perpetrators of Crimes Against People with Albinism

National Technical Committee on Abuse of Persons with Albinism in Malawi asked the courts to consider passing death or life sentences to offenders involved in murdering people with albinism as one way of deterring would be criminals. Chairperson for the committee Dr. Hetherwick Ntaba made the request Friday during a press briefing at Central Office of information (COI) in Lilongwe. Dr. Ntaba observed that innocent people with albinism are being murdered in the country but the perpetrators are handed…

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