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Activists Look to Dispel Myths Driving Albino Discrimination in Zimbabwe

Activists and government officials from around Africa will gather Friday in Tanzania for the continent's first-ever forum on albinism. The event is sponsored by the United Nations, which sounded the alarm earlier this year about a spike in attacks on albinos in Malawi. In nearby Zimbabwe, albino activists say community outreach is working to dispel dangerous myths and discrimination, but the battle is far from over. Loveness Mainoti's husband divorced her in 2008 after she gave...

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