Albinism and rape: how superstition fuels violence


Albinism and rape: how superstition fuels violence

One in four SA women with albinism has been raped. There are complex social issues behind this shocking statistic

Senior reporter

When Reinett Moshidi was raped, her attacker and the leather jacket he wore were forever fixed into her memory.

She was 22 years old and had been home alone in Motetema, Limpopo, when a man knocked on her window.

She recognised him because she had seen him every day on her way to school, sitting outside a house on the same block...

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