News - 08 Dec `16World Vitiligo Day is now marked on the UN Calendar

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June 25 now marks World Vitiligo Day on the UN Calendar of Disabilities Events! This is a milestone achievement worthy a big celebration. Next stop, recognition by the UN General Assembly. Avanti! 

Un Division For Social Policy And Development Disability

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