Defending Freedom. Seeking Justice.
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
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
ADF International is transforming legal systems by building a strong alliance of Christian professionals through several world-class training programmes.Training Programmes
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
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,...Read more
Canadian Supreme Court Approves Discrimination Against Those Who Attended Christian College
This September, I am sending my son from the Arizona desert to the rolling green...Read more
Families charged for pulling children out of school over Pentecost long weekend
In Germany, kids have to go to school whether their parents want them there or...Read more
India and its Anti-conversion laws
In spite of a rich tradition and legal framework supportive of freedom of conscience and the right to practice,...Read more
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?