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CNN Should Reexamine Support of Orphanages — DRI President Laurie Ahern

January 19, 2016 — Washington, DC —  The 2015 CNN Heroes Award gala was recently held in New York City and broadcast around the globe. Hosted by CNN’s Anderson Cooper and featuring guest appearances by a myriad of Hollywood stars

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From horror to hope….because of you!

Dear Friend of DRI,        Several years ago, DRI investigated and exposed the horrendous conditions of thousands of poor and disabled children living in institutions in Serbia. So egregious were the abuses, that we called what we had

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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