International Albinism Awareness Day 2022: Theme, History

International Albinism Awareness Day 2022: Theme, History – The International Albinism Awareness Day (IAAD) is observed on June 13 annually across the world. the day represents the importance and celebration of the human rights of people with albinism.

  • It also reminds people of the perils of the past and the path to the future in the case of albinism and the people living with it.

International Albinism Awareness Day 2022: History

  • On 18th December 2014, the General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming, with effect from 2015, 13th June as International Albinism Awareness Day.
  • The First International Albinism Awareness Day was observed in 2015.

International Albinism Awareness Day 2022: Theme

  • The theme for International Albinism Awareness Day 2022 is “United in making our voice heard”. 
  • The 2021 Theme of IAAD (International Albinism Awareness Day) is “Strength Beyond All Odds”.

What is albinism?

  • Albinism is a non-contagious and genetically inherited ailment that results in the lack of melanin in the skin, eyes, and hair.
  • Due to Albinism, people are prone to many issues both social and biological.
  • People who are subject to this drastic difference in pigmentation are prone to skin cancer.
  • Many people often have a permanent visual impairment due to the lack of melanin in the eyes.

International Albinism Awareness Day 2022: FAQs

Q.1 What day is International albinism day?

The day of 13th June is observed as International Albinism Awareness Day (IAAD) every year

Q.2 What is the theme of International Albinism Awareness Day 2022?

The theme for International Albinism Awareness Day 2022 is “United in making our voice heard”. 

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