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Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary-general, called on all countries to end the discrimination that threatens the well-being, health and even the lives of PWA, and to provide programmes that will enable them play a full role in the society.
Canadian group plans awareness campaign to stop attacks on PWA in Malawi.
Unknown assailants have murdered a six year old child with albinism in the central Mozambican city of Chimoio and dismembered his body.
Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has told the BBC he feels ashamed by the attacks on PWA in his country and says the church needs to help stop them.
Despite increasing international visibility and recent laws for protection, PWA continue to be persecuted, hunted down for body parts many believe to have healing properties.
Wealth seekers have killed yet another person with albinism in Malawi, bringing the number of those killed to 18 so far.
The Civil Society Organizations in Malawi have further given government a 21 day ultimatum to immediately enforce the registration, monitoring and regulation of traditional healers in response to the killings of PWA.
Persons with albinisms in Ghana says they are in danger as the nation approaches the electioneering season since they are used for rituals by the politicians.
A Police Officer-In-Charge in Malawi is under investigations following his alleged involvement in the spate killings of PWA with information revealing that he pockets money to shield the culprits.
Government safe houses for children with albinism in Tanzania are not safe anymore, according to the African Union's Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare and the Child.