September 5, 2019

DRI protests “City of Children” in Armenia

Disability Rights International (DRI) has long been concerned about the human rights of people with disabilities in Armenia. In the 1990’s we trained and supported many impressive disability activists in the country. We worked closely with activists committed to ending the institutionalization of children and people with disabilities in orphanages and other institutions. While there […]

May 31, 2019

Report release – At the US Border and Segregated from Society

Baja California, Mexico, May 2019 – Disability Rights International (DRI) released the report At the US Border and Segregated from Society, documenting the improper detention, abuse, and death of children and adults with disabilities detained in institutions in Mexico in the State of Baja California. These findings demonstrate the serious risks faced by any child or person with […]

April 15, 2019

Watch video – Webinar on Family and Community Integration of Children under CRPD

On April 30, 2019, the European Network on Independent Living and Disability Rights International held a webinar on ‘Family and Community Integration of Children under the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD): Implications for Group Homes and Residential Care of New Human Rights Standards and Findings from Research’. The webinar featured […]