Call for submission – Visit to Kenya, September 2018

The United Nations Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism, Ms. Ikponwosa Ero, will undertake an official country visit to Kenya from 7 to 17 September 2018, to examine in situ questions related to the human rights of persons with albinism in the country.
In this context, the Independent Expert is looking for information related to her mandate, amongst others:

  • Identification of the manifestations of violence against persons with albinism;
  • Identification of stakeholders/officials/civil society to meet with;
  • Key issues and challenges faced in the implementation of the international and regional legal framework on albinism and disabilities;
  • Good practices aimed at promoting the protection of the human rights of persons with albinism, including data collection initiatives, inclusive policies related to health provision and education, etc;
  • Any information related to the State’s fulfilment of its human rights obligations to protect the rights of persons with albinism;
  • Any other pertinent information that you consider to be relevant for the visit of the Independent Expert.

Please feel free to send any written material to the Independent Expert at albinism@ohchr.org. Your contribution will be kept confidential.