“Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth.” -- William Faulkner
UTSS uses a variety of means to educate the public:
- Understanding Albinism seminars in villages, universities, schools, hospitals, and more.
- “The Truth About People with Albinism” leaflet distribution in rural areas.
- National media presence: radio, TV, newspapers, magazines.
- White and Black: Crimes of Colour documentary film screenings across Tanzania
- UTSS enjoys consultative status at the United Nationas and makes regular presentations to U.N. mechanisms.
- The U.N. has issued 5 Human Rights Council Resolutions and the African Union has issued one, as a result of UTSS work.
- International Albinism Awareness Day was named as June 13 by the U.N. in 2014
- In 2015, the U.N. has created the position of Independent Expert on Albinism
- UTSS is the main source for publishing international data on human rights violations against persons with albinism. This data is used by the U.N., advocates and many others.
- In 2015, UTSS hosted the 1st Pan-African Albinism Conference with 29 African countries and 177 delegates participating.
- UTSS regularly receives international media coverage, and has sparked the making of many films, documentaries and books about the issues surrounding albinism in Africa.