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Albinism
Albinism is a rare group of genetic disorders that cause the skin, hair, or eyes to have little or no color. Albinism is also associated with vision problems. According to the National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation (NOAH), approximately one in 17,000 people have a form of albinism. (...
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albinism

Albinism in humans is a congenital disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence .... A study conducted in Nigeria on albino children stated that " they experienced alienation, avoided social interactions and were less emotionally ...

www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tanzania-albinism/tanzanian-albino-children-attacked-for-body-parts-seek-care-in-u-s-idUSKBN16X0XU

Mar 26, 2017 ... By Ellen WulfhorstNEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Four Tanzanian children with albinism, who lost limbs in brutal ...

www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tanzania-albinism/attacked-for-body-parts-tanzanian-albino-children-get-new-limbs-in-u-s-idUSKBN18Q2L0

May 30, 2017 ... Rutema is one of four Tanzanian children with albinism visiting the United States to get prosthetic limbs to replace those hacked off in brutal ...

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4590464/Albino-children-limbs-taken-prosthetics.html

Jun 9, 2017 ... Four albino children from Tanzania who lost limbs, fingers, and teeth in superstition-driven attacks travelled to the US to get fitted for prosthetics ...

www.irishtimes.com/news/world/africa/albino-children-attacked-for-body-parts-get-new-limbs-in-america-1.3118550

Jun 14, 2017 ... In Tanzania, the body parts of people with albinism are used in witchcraft.

www.thesun.co.uk/news/3141159/incredible-images-of-tanzanias-albino-kids-whove-survived-persecution-by-locals-who-believe-they-are-witches-and-regularly-kill-albinos-at-birth

Mar 21, 2017 ... Children in Tanzania born with albinism are often hunted down and killed for their body parts to be used in black magic rituals.

www.theatlantic.com/photo/2015/10/albino-children-in-tanzania-targeted-by-body-part-hunters/408469

Oct 1, 2015 ... Children born with albinism in Tanzania live in constant danger of being attacked by people looking to profit from superstitious beliefs.

people.com/celebrity/african-children-with-albinism-hunted-for-limbs-in-tanzania

Aug 18, 2015 ... Albino African Children, Hunted for Their Limbs, Find Safe Refuge in ... the Same Sun that works on behalf of people with albinism in Tanzania.

www.facebook.com/Save-the-Albino-Children-of-Africa-110634325666997

Save the Albino Children of Africa. 1780 likes · 3 talking about this. Advocating a safer and healthier life for hunted, disadvantaged, horrifically...