Helpful Links

Facebook

This site has a corresponding Facebook page. Join the discussion on implementation of the Regional Action Plan, share your successes, lessons and best practices on our Facebook page: facebook.com/actiononalbinism

Selected reports

This report summarizes the international human rights, legal and policy framework applicable to persons with albinism.

This report summarizes the Africa regional human rights, legal and policy framework applicable to persons with albinism.

This report pertains to the health rights of persons with albinism and makes recommendations on the issues.

This report summarizes issues pertaining to witchcraft related harmful practices.

United Nations

International Albinism Awareness Day

In 2014, the United Nations declared June 13 as international albinism awareness day. For more information on this Day, visit the UN site: http://www.un.org/en/events/albinismday/message.shtml Also visit this site run by civil society: albinsimday.com and facebook.com/albinismday

United Nations Campaign Site

Discover inspirational stories told by persons with albinism, their supporters assisting them medically and those advocating for their human rights. For more, visit http://albinism.ohchr.org/

United Nations Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism

Visit the webpage of the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism. Read about her mandate and find useful material and documents related to her work”, visit:: https://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Albinism/Pages/IEAlbinism.aspx

Disabilities Strategies and Action Plans by Country/Area

This UN webpage provides links to more than 100 disability strategies and actions plans. It aims at facilitating knowledge-sharing and identifying good practices in disability-inclusive development and the promotion of the rights of persons with disabilities. View these strategies at https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/strategies.html/

Africa

Regional Forum on Albinism (RFA)

For more information about the RFA, send an email to mailto:mazibukong@gmail.com

Federation of Associations of Persons with Albinism in West Africa (FAPAO)

For more information about FAPAO, send an email to sissoko3000@yahoo.fr

World

World Albinism Alliance

The World Albinism Alliance (WAA) brings together albinism societies from around the world. For more information, visit: https://worldalbinism.org/