- Association of albinos is headed for court over the "discriminatory" recruitment procedure by the GIS
- The GIS says applicants with albinism, bleached skin, stretch marks will be disqualified
The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has been criticized for its selective application process.
YEN.com.gh has reported on how the (GIS) listed specific body features that disqualify candidates from getting a job at the immigration service.
Public relations officer of the GIS, says the reason behind this decision is to prevent such ladies from severe damages during their line of work.
To this effect, the Ghana Association of Persons with Albinism says it will be seeking legal action over this selective process since all albinos have been outrightly disqualified from the selection process.
According to the association, this move is clearly a discriminatory action against persons living with albinism. The Executive Director of the Ghana Association of Persons with Albinism, Newton Kweku Katseku says their main aim is to mount legal pressure against the GIS
“We are collating data on the number of our members who turned up but were turned away because it is a clear violation of the rights of persons with albinism it is discriminatory and violation of our rights,” he stated.
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