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How Frozen's Elsa helped a little girl with albinism

BBC News - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Elsa from Frozen is recognisable the world over, but for one family she is more than just a Disney character. Canadian folklorist and journalist Emily Urquhart explains how the Queen of Arendelle became a positive role model for her daughter's albinism.

Malawi: UN Official to Share Findings On Albinism

AllAfrica.com - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Kasungu - United Nations (UN) independent expert on the enjoyment of human rights of persons with albinism Ikponwosa Ero has said she will make recommendations on the situation of people with albinism in the country on Friday this week. Ero was ...

Malawi, stop ritual murders of people with albinism

Amnesty International UK - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Whitney and Harry were targeted because they have albinism. Thousands of people with albinism - particularly children - are at huge risk of abduction and killings in Malawi, where their body parts are sold for witchcraft.

How Queen Elsa Has Helped One Little Girl Accept Her Albinism

Babble (blog) - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
We all know that Queen Elsa is a favorite of kids all over the world, as the Frozen phenomenon is truly a force to be reckoned with.
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Malawi's 'Albino Hunters': Police Launch Campaign Against Brutal Killings Of People With Albinism

International Business Times - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Albino child in Malawi An albino child sits between his parents in the traditional authority area of Nkole in southern Malawi's Machinga district, April 17, 2015.

Malawi: UN Official to Assess Malawi Situation On Attacks to People With Albinism

AllAfrica.com - ‎Apr 15, 2016‎
United Nations (UN) Independent Expert, Ikponwosa Ero will carry out a monitoring visit in the country from 18 to 29 April 2016 to assess the human rights situation of people with albinism. Malawi will be the first country to be visited ever by the UN ...
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K1.1billion offered for albino bones, killer tells Malawi Police chief: Blames Satan

Nyasa Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
According to Phiri, his accomplice Medson Madzialenga whom he allegedly agreed to sell bones of a person with albinism , persuaded him to murder his niece who completed her school certificate last year at Mzimba Secondary School after linking him with ...
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Vancouver-based Earls restaurants shuns Alberta beef

CTV News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
... the eatery had to change the name of one of its popular lagers, 'Albino Rhino', after a human rights tribunal ruled that the name was offensive.

UN envoy, University of Malawi law students ponder on albino killings

Nyasa Times - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Chirwa argued that all those who would be found with bones of people with Albinism should automatically be treated as murders and should not be given an option of a fine but life sentences.

Inside Beyoncé's Lemonade Squad: A Who's Who of the Powerful Visual Album's Cameos

People Magazine - ‎17 hours ago‎
... for Best Actress at the Oscars for her role as Hushpuppy in 2012's Beasts of the Southern Wild, making her the youngest nominee of all time in that category.

What It's Like To Be Born With Albinism

Refinery29 - ‎Apr 17, 2016‎
What It's Like To Be Born With Albinism. Photo of Jacki Huntington · Apr 17, 2016 11:30 AM · Jacki Huntington.

Photo of the Week: Albino squirrel

Alexandria Echo Press - ‎2 hours ago‎
This little albino squirrel visits Lois Wood's bird feeder every day at her home near Lake Lakota, so she took a photo of the critter.

eSight donations get man closer to his goal to see...

www.ottawacommunitynews.com/ - ‎18 hours ago‎
The 34-year-old Barrhaven man was born with oculocutaneous albinism and has limited vision. So when he first tried on the eSight eyewear, an electronic pair of glasses that help zoom in on images, he was really seeing for the first time.

Video: Nigerian Albinos want free Skin Cancer treatment

TV360 - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Epelle said the hospital had refused to heed the health challenges of the people living with Albinism. He therefore urged the Government to persuade the Hospital Management not to renege on the Albinism cause, which according to him is “not a mere ...

Watch: Baby sees mom for the first time

Khaleej Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
Individuals affected by Oculocutaneous Albinism (OCA), according to Genetics Home Reference, have very fair skin and white or light-coloured hair.

Nigeria albino population among world's highest - NGO

StarAfrica.com - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
He said children with albinism were also among the most vulnerable in Nigeria, noting that most albinos are susceptible to skin cancer due to the exposure of their delicate skin type to the sun.

Albino shark dubbed Casper goes on display at Blue Reef Aquarium in Hastings

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Leanna Lawson, a spokesman for the aquarium, said: 'True albinism in marine species in general is highly unusual and it's virtually unheard of in sharks.

Paralympic gold medalist Kelly Gallagher is almost blind and can ski down slopes at 60mph, but says disabled people ...

Belfast Telegraph - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Kelly was born with a condition called oculocutaneous albinism which affects the pigment in her skin and eyes, and caused her to be partially sighted.

Albino killers invade Lilongwe City

Malawi24 - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Her only crime was that she was born with albinism. As reported a twenty one year old woman, Enelesi Nkhata, who was living with her grandmother in Dedza, was taken from home by her uncle, Gerald Phiri, 38, to Dowa.

Traditional healers condemn killing of albinos

South African Broadcasting Corporation - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Chairperson of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Commission Thoko Mkhwanazi-Xaluva says: "In some countries people with albinism live in camps so we need to stop this and protect them in our communities." However education campaigns supported by ...
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