South Sudanese – British supermodel and UNHCR Goodwill ambassador Alek Wek in her recent interview with BBC spoke against the skin bleaching phenomenon which is becoming alarming in South Sudan.

The model said she couldn’t a black person would put “toxic things” on the beautiful dark skin just to be light. Watch the part of her video interview here courtesy of Talk of Juba.

Alek Wek on skin bleaching.”I can’t believe people put toxic things on their skin.”

Posted by Talk of Juba on Tuesday, 24 November 2015