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International Albinism Awareness Day 13 June

International Albinism Awareness Day 13 June

UN General Assembly on 18 December 2014, adopted a resolution proclaiming, with effect from 2015, 13 June as International Albinism Awareness Day.

சர்வதேச அல்பினிசம் விழிப்புணர்வு நாள் 13 ஜூன்

Albinism is a rare, non-contagious, genetically inherited difference present at birth.
International Albinism Awareness Day 13 June
People with albinism face multiple forms of discrimination worldwide. Albinism is still profoundly misunderstood, socially and medically. 

The physical appearance of persons with albinism is often the object of erroneous beliefs and myths influenced by superstition, which foster their marginalization and social exclusion. This leads to various forms of stigma and discrimination.

Sources: www.un.org  

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