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“It Felt Like A Punishment”: Growing Up with Albinism in Tanzania

Expand Two girls play in the shade of the outer walls of the orphanage in Mwanza, Tanzania. After the orphanage started accepting children with albinism, the walls were secured with barbed wire. @2016 Sacha de Boer Introduction “When the killings began, my teacher asked me to stop coming to school.” “Juma”, July 2017 Juma was 16 years old when Human Rights Watch interviewed him in July 2017. Seven years earlier, his life had been turned upside down because he was born with albinism. Orphaned since the age of six, Juma lived with his siblings and his grandfather, a heavy drinker, in a rural…

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