In many African societies, people living with albinism struggle to find social acceptance. In environments pervaded with albino phobia, stigma and negative stereotypes, it is a tall order.There are people living with the condition however who are intent on shedding the negative stereotypes associated with albinos. One of those people is Gerald Byamukama; a 15 year old from Rubirizi district in western Uganda. Many people ill advisedly regard albinism as a handicap, but I prefer to look at it differently, Byamukama says. “Albinism is not a handicap in any kind of way. The only handicap I see is placing limits…
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