Kaliati urges Malawians to love, respect Albinos

Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Patricia Kaliati has pleaded with Malawians to afford people with albinism equal opportunities in life and to desist from the culture of stigmatizing them.

Kaliati: Respect people with albinism

Kaliati: Respect people with albinism

This comes amid recent reports of victimization and killing of albinos for rituals.

Kaliati said Albinos are like any other individual hence a need for them to be respected.

“Albinos are like any other Malawian and their rights must be accepted at all times. As government, we want all the culprits [abusing albinos] be brought to book,” said Kaliati.

She called on society to treat people with albinism with the love and respect they deserve.

She however also urged the police to work hard in making sure that case of abuse of Albinos are treated with urgency.

This comes following a plea from Federation of Disability Association in Malawi (FEDOMA) and Association of persons with albinism in Malawi (APAM) that there must be legal protection for Albino’s in Malawi.

Chairperson for APAM in November last year admitted Albino’s are living in fear and blamed the Police for negligence.

An example of a similar case was that of Violet Kanyama aged 25 from Gwana Village in Mulanje who was killed last year and police failed to apprehend the suspects.

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29 thoughts on “Kaliati urges Malawians to love, respect Albinos”

  1. Atate Rashid says:

    A Patricia, kukamwa yasaa choncho bwanji?

  2. Funzo says:

    Eyeliner extreme!

  3. Jelbin mk says:

    Lets really all respect albinos as we respect everyone and let all those abusing these fellow humans be brought to book I also want to concur with the miister that all the perpetrators be apprehend and tried in a court of law I mean all perpetrators yes including Kaliati herself who has just gained immunity from prosecution just because je is a ruling party member.

  4. Nyekhu nyekhu says:

    Atetezeni ma Albino anzanu mayi Kaliyati

  5. chosatheka says:

    inde ndingosiya kuphoda!!!!!!!!!!

  6. Rhoza Adu Chikapa Mbilizi says:

    Kaliati oooooooohhhh!!!!!!!

  7. msukwa says:

    Kaliati as an albino herself knows we respect albinos. First lady as albino is also respected. What’s problem here?

  8. Makape says:

    Kaliati is an albino. Let her deny this. Buyvwe respect you

  9. mtimuni says:

    Akweni tsopano. Fight her own rights as an albino herself. Kikikikiki

  10. milimbo says:

    Kali at us an albino herself and we respect you. Government respect albinos by appointing albino minister in cabinet

  11. nyasa boy says:

    Kungompeza ameneyo ozunza ndi kupha a chibalewa Ku makako basi osavutika ndi khoti tichedwapo kapena mikuyu prison ibwelenso basi

  12. Litongo says:

    Ichi ndie chidole cheni-cheni

  13. mthakati says:

    Stupid comments! If she was albino how would you xplain the dark brown eyes, the black greying hair that she is hiding with the stupid wig, and the tanned skin below the neck? Besides, what if she is albino? In Tanzania the strongest advocate for albinos is an albino woman with a cabinet post…..

  14. chilombo says:

    I think a Nyasa mwaika dala photo imeneyo kuti mutilankhulitse kuipa eti

  15. Agalu Pa Mpando (APM) says:

    But kaliati is an albino herself and she is respected

  16. UDF MOTOMOTO says:

    yes mama we will respect them ngakhale nanunso mukuoneka ndati albino

  17. IDF says:

    is tha minister an albino herself??????

  18. Wozinyanyala says:

    Kaliati herself is an albino. …look at her.

  19. There’s conflict of interest here. As an Albino herself she shouldn’t be seen to be favoring the rights of Albinos. That’s like nepotism.

  20. vendor says:

    Am actually worried with you akweni slowly you are turning to
    albino

  21. Flora says:

    Kkkkkkk Nyasatimes tsopano! Kuyesesa kupeza pic ya akweni atafiira ndi maphodedwe kuti tiziti naye ndi albino,chani? Kkkkkk mwaitha

  22. Chilungamo Chimawawa says:

    can you check the difference between kaliati’s face appearance and the skin below the neck? make up yavuta pa malawi kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk

  23. Chilungamo Chimawawa says:

    kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk koma Akweni, kuphoda kumeneko mpaka kusinthanako khungu chonchi hahahahahaha!!!!

  24. AKA XMAS says:

    Akweni you are you an albino or maphodedwe.com?

  25. frank says:

    Zowonadi anthu amenewa ndi anthu ngati ife tiyeni tikhale nawo ngati abale athu

  26. ujeni says:

    Koma abale Kaliati bleaching her face like that is dangerous. Ramification of bleaching is cancer

  27. One Loves says:

    kkkkk paja akweninso ndi Albino nde akumenyera ufulu anzake…nanga khungu limeneli bwa…

  28. gogoda says:

    Akweni mukuphoda bwino zedi

  29. mmang"anja says:

    of late av seen albinos doing prostitution bussnes and zikuwayendera. people are realy respecting them. dont worry akweni

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