Festival against discrimination of albinos opens in Congo

(AGI) Kinshasa, Aug. 28 - The first festival against thediscrimination of albinos in Africa opened in Kinshasa, capitalof the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The event wasorganised at the Protestant University of Congo by the "Morecolors" movement. The goal of the festival is to unite peopledespite their differences in colour. The festival, called"Proudly Ndundu" ("ndundu" means "albino" in the country'slanguage), will last three days. The programme includesdiscussions on human rights issues, on the fight for the ruleof law and in particular on job opportunities for albinos. Aspecial session for young

(AGI) Kinshasa, Aug. 28 - The first festival against thediscrimination of albinos in Africa opened in Kinshasa, capitalof the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The event wasorganised at the Protestant University of Congo by the "Morecolors" movement. The goal of the festival is to unite peopledespite their differences in colour. The festival, called"Proudly Ndundu" ("ndundu" means "albino" in the country'slanguage), will last three days. The programme includesdiscussions on human rights issues, on the fight for the ruleof law and in particular on job opportunities for albinos. Aspecial session for young albino women is dedicated to how toopen a business. The event will close with a symbolic march, inwhich albinos, blacks and whites will march hand in hand to say"no" to discrimination.. .