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