In other projects Wikimedia Commons. However, there is some evidence of social support for people with albinism. Persecution of people with albinism. Epidemiologic data on albinism, such as prevalence, were available for South Africa, Zimbabwe, Tanzania and Nigeria. BMC Public Health 6: Since the common African mutation has also been found in Zambia and Cameroun, it too supports the Bantu Expansion Hypothesis. The following is a brief overview of the current classification of albinism.
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People Of Color With Albinism Ask: Where Do I Belong?
Therefore, it is likely that not all respondents were fully aware of the scope and depth of problems facing the population of people with albinism in their country. Segregation is only ok if you're doing it to your immediate family? The genes in question are responsible for various aspects of the production of melanin by melanocytes in the skin and eyes. When the light passed through the prism, it formed a rainbow he later called the color spectrum. She lives in Chicago and is an associate with Teach for America. A study conducted in Nigeria on albino children stated that "they experienced alienation, avoided social interactions and were less emotionally stable.