Albino beauty pageant redefines beauty amid persecution

Publication: CNN

People with albinism face multiple forms of discrimination worldwide and are still profoundly misunderstood, socially and medically. Organised by the Albinism Society of Kenya the “Beauty Beyond The Skin” pageant in Nairobi Kenya aims to help build the confidence of albino youth and to bring awareness to discrimination suffered by albinos in Africa. The first ever Mr & Ms Albinism Pageant crowned – Jairus Jzay and Loise Lihanda – in

~ Assignment for @CNN, October 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.