Today - International Albinism Awareness Day

Posted on:13 Jun 2017 11:12:10
Today - International Albinism Awareness Day
13 June 2017 Current Affairs:

  • On 18 December 2014, the General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming, with effect from 2015, 13 June as International Albinism Awareness Day.

  • Albinism is a genetic condition resulting in little or no pigmentation in the skin, hair, and eyes.

  • The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution in 2013 calling for the prevention of attacks and discrimination against persons with albinism. 


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