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New Report: Left Behind in the War: Dangers Facing Children with Disabilities in Ukraine’s Orphanages

They gave us the children no one else wanted.  No one wants something hard and difficult like this.  They unloaded them from the train like dead bodies. – Director, Institution #1 Children who come here stay their whole life.  This

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DRILifeSaver: Protect Children and Adults with Disabilities in Ukraine’s Institutions

We need your help. For thirty years, Disability Rights International (DRI) has been a global leader in using human rights documentation to fight violence and abuse against children and adults with disabilities. During the COVID pandemic, access to institutions became

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Worldwide Children’s Campaign

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

The New York Times
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