Ukraine's Disabled Condemned to Life in Institutions

April 16, 2015 8:12 AM

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An international rights group says growing numbers of disabled children in Ukraine are being condemned to life in orphanages and institutions blighted by neglect and abuse.

Disability Rights International said in a report published Thursday that Ukraine is expanding its orphanages and children's homes, going against a global trend toward helping the disabled to integrate into society.

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