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INTERNATIONAL ALBINISM Awareness Day

Why in news ?

  • On 18 December 2014, the General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming, with effect from 2015, 13 June asInternational Albinism AwarenessDay.

About news ?

  • Albinismis a genetic condition resulting in little or no pigmentation in the skin, hair, and eyes.
  • The United Nations Human Rights Counciladopted a resolution in 2013 calling for theprevention of attacks and discrimination against persons with albinism