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Ghanaians ban "spirit child" killing of babies born with physical disabilities

Posted by odekay2 on May 3, 2013 at 4:25 AM

            Local leaders in northern Ghana have announced the abolition of the ritual killing of babies born with physical disabilities, who were believed to have been possessed by evil spirits.“Spirit children” were thought to have been a sign of impending misfortune and given a poisonous drink to kill them.

Read more ...  http://africanspotlight.com/blog/2013/04/29/ghanaians-ban-spirit-child-killing-of-babies-born-with-physical-disabilities/

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