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NBC News Highlights DRI’s Work in Ukraine

Russia’s War Creates Orphanage Crisis In Ukraine More than 11 million people have fled Ukraine as a result of Russia’s invasion. But many of most the vulnerable — mentally and physically disabled children — have been left behind.

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Side event: Lessons learned from Ukraine: Implementing the right to live in the community for children and adults in institutions during a time of war and emergency

United Nations, 15th session of Conference of State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Friday, June 17, 2022 10:00-11:15 EST Zoom registration: shorturl.at/juMQ8 Accessibility: CART and Sign Language Interpretation AvailableModerator: Eric Rosenthal, Executive Director, Disability

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Worldwide Children’s Campaign

Worldwide Children’s Campaign

Raúl Montoya, Colectivo Chuhcan

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

The Washington Post

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

The New York Times