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Call to action to protect the right to family life & prevent institutionalization for all children

The signatories to this call to action acknowledge the leadership of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child and of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in their efforts to harmonize international

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July 7 webinar – children with disabilities in Bulgaria

On July 7, 2021, DRI hosted a webinar A Dead End for Children: the continued institutionalization of children with disabilities in Bulgaria Speakers:Aneta Genova, Kera Foundation, BulgariaEric Rosenthal, Executive Director, DRIAmalia Gamio, Vice Chair, UN CRPD CommitteeSteven Allen, Co-Executive Director,

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Worldwide Children’s Campaign

Worldwide Children’s Campaign

Raúl Montoya, Colectivo Chuhcan

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

The New York Times

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

The Washington Post