Young Voices campaigner speaks at launch of UNICEF report in Brussels

Michael Hosea, a Young Voices campaigner from Tanzania, spoke via teleconference at the launch of UNICEF’s flagship report: ‘The State of the World’s Children 2013: Children with Disabilities’.

The launch took place in Brussels and was attended by 100 people from various EU institutions, Belgian Institutions and civil society. Attendees, including the Princess of Belgium, found his speech very moving, and were impressed by his courage and determination.

Michael is one of three Young Voices members to be featured in UNICEF’s report. Michael has albinism. In the report he tells of the horrific discrimination and abuse experienced by his family and other people with albinism in Tanzania.