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Albino child in Tanzania, which has the largest population of albinos in the world. The discrimination and violence is high. Many of the albinos are abducted and butchered for parts used in ceremonies.

Albino child in Tanzania, which has the largest population of albinos in the world. The discrimination and violence is high. Many of the albinos are abducted and butchered for parts used in ceremonies.

Tragic plight of the 'Tribe of Ghosts':  Inside the centre where Tanzania's outcast albinos find refuge from murderers who kill them for their body parts

Tragic plight of the 'Tribe of Ghosts': Inside the centre where Tanzania's outcast albinos find refuge from murderers who kill them for their body parts

Being an albino in Africa is not only difficult but also very dangerous. There is a real hunt on them in Tanzania and Burundi. People believe that the body parts of albinos bring wealth and luck. For example, fishermen are making fishing nets out of their hair because they believe it will bring abundance and lots of fish. International organizations offer camps where albinos can live and be protected.

Being an albino in Africa is not only difficult but also very dangerous. There is a real hunt on them in Tanzania and Burundi. People believe that the body parts of albinos bring wealth and luck. For example, fishermen are making fishing nets out of their hair because they believe it will bring abundance and lots of fish. International organizations offer camps where albinos can live and be protected.

An Albino boy is pictured with black pupils in a school. The seven-year-old Tanzanian boy was attacked as he walked home with four school friends and his arm was hacked off because it is a good luck charm for some people to ward off evil

An Albino boy is pictured with black pupils in a school. The seven-year-old Tanzanian boy was attacked as he walked home with four school friends and his arm was hacked off because it is a good luck charm for some people to ward off evil

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