People living with albinism participate in an awareness walk in Mbombela

Participants during the awareness walk.

For the first time in the history of the Mpumalanga legislature, a parliament for people with albinism was held on June 21.

This was designed to show them appreciation and offer them equal treatment as South Africans.

The day began with an awareness march from the Grove Shopping Centre to the legislature.

Their placards carried messages like:
“We appeal for greater protection, stop abuse”,
“We need equal access to health care, social services, employment opportunities”, and “Dispel the myth surrounding albinism


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Participants during the awareness walk.

Participants of the march.

Ligwalagwala FM’s presenter Pretty Dibakoane supported the march.

Desree Motubatse, Blessing Mohlala, Damsy Mohlala and Benny Mapaya

Niver Moloto, Pretty Dibakoane and Vinolia Nonyane.

Simphiwe Nkalanga and Mavis Ngwenya.

Thandeka Mnisi and baby Siphosethu Shabalala.

Advocate Faith Phala, Busisiwe Sithole, speaker Thandi Shongwe, Cllr Thulisile Khoza, Ms Nomasonto Mazibuko , with Scelomusa and Scelo Junior .

During the walk.

During the walk.

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