Ghana's Spirit Children

Nov 26, 2013, 03:32 PM

In the upper east region of #Ghana, many children - usually those suffering from disabilities - are mistreated and sometimes killed. They're called "spirit children", and it is believed that they bring misfortune to the communities in which they live. Six months ago, traditional leaders in one of the towns banned the custom. But, as Sammy Darko reports, it's not that easy to stamp it out.