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Children With Bones of Glass

Every day millions of children with disabilities fight discrimination and prejudice as well as physical barriers towards leading a fulfilling life. Implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabili...

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A New Vision for Russia

If you can't get on a train or enter a building because you are disabled it isn't just an inconvenience -- it's a denial of a human right. Today we meet two activists in Moscow whose own disabilities have made them al...

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A New Vision for Russia (long version)

If you can't get on a train or enter a building because you are disabled it isn't just an inconvenience -- it's a denial of a human right. Today we meet two activists in Moscow whose own disabilities have made them al...

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Moldova: The Forgotten

United Nations, New York, March 2012 - Children with disabilities represent a large proportion of all children living in institutional care. They are isolated from society because of their disabilities. The UN Human R...

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Hong Kong: changing perceptions on disabilities (long version)

United Nations, New York, December 2009 - For years, people with disabilities have been seen as a burden to society -- as helpless people incapable of caring for themselves, let alone supporting a family. But this is...