• Globally, many of the world's one billion individuals with disabilities struggle for access to education and employment, for the right to live in the community instead of being locked up in institutions, to express their sexuality and have children, and to participate in political and social life. Individuals with physical and mental disabilities often face increased violence and discrimination, yet they remain invisible in their communities. Download the complete brochure.

  • A child in a Russian state orphanage for children with disabilities.
    Nearly 30 percent of all children with disabilities in Russia live in state orphanages where they may face violence and neglect.

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Disability Rights