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children & adults with disabilities worldwide

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DRI President Laurie Ahern on Experience Talks radio show

Listen to DRI President Laurie Ahern discuss how her personal background led her to DRI and her commitment to our work on Experience Talks, a radio show based in Los Angeles. Listen here: http://www.experiencetalks.org/listen. Laurie Ahern is the winner of the 2015

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Check out our new Strategic Litigation page!

One of DRI’s main strategic goals is to advance the right of all people with disabilities to live as part of society. While Article 19 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities establishes a right to

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Media Gallery

Media Gallery

Reports and Publications

Reports and Publications

Worldwide Children’s Campaign

Worldwide Children’s Campaign

Disability Rights International “[…] refuses to accept that the disabled in poor countries should be consigned to lives of torture.”

The Washington Post
Raúl Montoya, Colectivo Chuhcan

“Disability Rights International […] convincingly documents, with heartbreaking photos and videos, practices that it calls torture.”

The New York Times