What is Vitiligo?

Vitiligo is a skin condition characterized by the loss of pigment, resulting in white patches on the skin. It affects people of all skin types.

History of World Vitiligo Day

Initiated in 2011, World Vitiligo Day was created to raise global awareness and support for those living with vitiligo. June 25th was chosen in memory of Michael Jackson, who had vitiligo.

Purpose of World Vitiligo Day

The day aims to increase public understanding, reduce social stigma, and support individuals living with vitiligo.

 Impact of Vitiligo

 Vitiligo can affect emotional and psychological well-being, often leading to feelings of isolation and low self-esteem.

Activities on World Vitiligo Day

Awareness campaigns Educational events Support group meetings Fundraising for research

How You Can Help

- Educate yourself and others - Support awareness campaigns - Donate to research initiatives - Show empathy and understanding

Personal Stories

Sharing personal stories helps highlight the experiences and resilience of those living with vitiligo.