ADF International

Defending Freedom. Seeking Justice.
Worldwide

ADF International is an alliance-building human rights organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith. We are at the forefront of defending religious freedom, the sanctity of life, and marriage and family around the world.

How We Help

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    Advocacy

    We engage in advocacy before national and international institutions and tribunals, where we have a notable record of success. Our high profile cases have a far-reaching, long lasting legal impact.

    Landmark Advocacy Work
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    Training

    ADF International is transforming legal systems by building a strong alliance of Christian professionals through several world-class training programmes.

    Training Programmes
  • Money

    Funding

    ADF International provides funding for cases with high potential to set major international legal precedents. Since our launch, we’ve provided more than €40m in grant funding for hundreds of cases and legal projects.

    How Funding Works
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Council of Europe: child protection agencies must respect parental rights

Council of Europe investigated Norway following reports of unjustified child removals Stronger safeguards against forced family separations required STRASBOURG (29.6.2018) – On 28 June, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) concluded its report into the practices of the Norwegian child protection agency, Barnevernet. The report highlighted a number of troubling discoveries from a fact-finding visit to Norway,...

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You Can Make an Impact

We are committed to cultivating a future in which truth and justice are upheld, and where religious freedom is robustly protected and culturally embraced. Will you join us?

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