Preliminary survey on the root causes of attacks and discrimination against persons with albinism 2016, para. 31
This seems to be a historical trend, as the nineteenth century Scottish missionary David Livingstone described the killing of a young boy with albinism by his mother: "the mother is said to have become tired of living apart from the father, who refused to have her while she retained their son. She took him out one day, and killed him close to the village of Mabotsa, and nothing was done to her by the authorities".
Non-negotiated soft law
Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
Type de document
Special Procedures' report
Type de paragraphe
IE Albinism, Report to the UNGA (2016), A/71/255, para. 31.