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More than 200 endorsements of Call to Action to protect the right to family

At least 10 million children around the world grow up without the love and care of a family in orphanages, institutions and “residential care.” More than a billion dollars a year in development and charity money supports orphanages, residential care, and group homes.

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Webinar recording: A Global Controversy: International Human Rights Implications of Replacing Orphanages with Small Group Homes

Around the world, millions of children grow up without a family in orphanages and residential care. Billions of dollars of charity funds from private US donors every year goes to support those programs. While there is extensive evidence that orphanage

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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

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

The New York Times
Raúl Montoya, Colectivo Chuhcan