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Southern Africa: Promoting & protecting the rights of persons with albinism: A manual for national human rights institutions

, Index number: AFR 03/3879/2021

The manual explains the role of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) in protecting and promoting human rights in the context of albinism. It sets out the types of violations that prevent the full enjoyment of all human rights by persons with albinism and the obligations of States to protect these rights. It further seeks to provide tools to assist NHRIs in carrying out their human rights promotion and protection functions in relation to albinism. Lastly, it briefly provides information on monitoring, evaluation and learning to ensure continued progress in rights protection.

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