Mother’s Day Celebration with Africa Albinism Network

We invite you to enjoy a recent video created for Mother’s Day by the African Albinism Network. The video celebrates the resilience of mothers impacted by albinism, with team member Perpetua Senkoro sharing her story. Happy Mother's Day! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2zm3I6aaaw Reference Africa Albinism Network. (2022). Mother's day celebration. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2zm3I6aaaw

Mkutano wa Viongozi wa Dini Tanzania

Wakati wa utafiti wetu Tanzania mnamo mwaka 2019 kwaajili ya mradi wa Mama na Ualbino, tulisikia mara kadhaa kwamba viongozi wa kidini wana ushawishi mkubwa katika jamii katika utoaji wa misaada, elimu na utetezi. Kiongozi mmoja wa kiislam alisema kwamba “viongozi wa kidini tayari wana uwezo wa kufikia sehemu za ndani zaidi za jamii….. wanasikilizwa… Continue reading Mkutano wa Viongozi wa Dini Tanzania

Virtual Faith Leaders’ Summit in Tanzania

During our fieldwork in Tanzania in 2019 for the Mothering and Albinism project, we heard repeatedly that faith leaders have a great influence in their community in providing support, education, and advocacy. A Muslim faith leader stated that “religious leaders already have the mandate to go deeper into all segments of the society…they are listened… Continue reading Virtual Faith Leaders’ Summit in Tanzania

A Storytelling Film Project to Centre the Voices of Tanzanian Mothers impacted by Albinism

Storytelling in film is one way that academic research can be communicated to the public, so social change can follow (Karabanow & Naylor, 2015; Richmond, 2016; Sharma, Reimer-Kirkham, & Meyerhoff, 2011). How can telling stories through film change community attitudes? Their voices: Upendo wa Mamas (‘Mother’s Love’ in Swahili) is a support and income generating… Continue reading A Storytelling Film Project to Centre the Voices of Tanzanian Mothers impacted by Albinism

Canadian Association for Global Health (CAGH) Conference Poster Presentation – November 2021, Ottawa, Canada

This past November 2021, we took the opportunity to present our Mothering and Albinism research at the premier Global Health conference in Canada with a broad global reach. First, we provide some background about the Canadian Conference on Global Health. For the first time, the joining of two predecessors, the Canadian Society of International Health… Continue reading Canadian Association for Global Health (CAGH) Conference Poster Presentation – November 2021, Ottawa, Canada