A/HRC/49/56

United Nations

General Assembly

Distr.: General
4 January 2022
Original: English

Human Rights Council
Forty-ninth session
28 February–1 April 2022
Agenda item 3
Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil,
political, economic, social and cultural rights,
including the right to development

Harmful practices and hate crimes targeting persons with
albinism
Report of the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of
human rights by persons with albinism, Muluka-Anne MitiDrummond
Summary
This is the first report of the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by
persons with albinism, Muluka-Anne Miti-Drummond, who took up her functions on 1
August 2021. The report provides a summary of her activities and a brief overview of some
of the priority areas she intends to cover during her tenure. The report also addresses the
thematic issue of hate crimes and harmful practices targeting persons with albinism and
provides recommendations to address those issues.

GE.22-00029(E)

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