Ikponwosa Ero: Fighting stigma of albinism.

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The abuse and crimes committed against people with albinism in some parts of Africa makes for a sad and tragic tale that has been unaddressed for decades. In an effort to combat this, the UN's Human Rights Council appointed Ikponwosa Ero as its Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism. As a person with albinism herself, Ero has spent the last seven years pushing for the strengthening of laws and protection for...

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