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
“Respect the people’s will” – Peruvian Congress hearing on overreaching Inter-American Court
LIMA/WASHINGTON DC (10 Apr 2018) – On 10 April, a delegation of the Hemispheric Congress of the Americas addressed the Congress of Peru on the constant overreach of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, based in Costa Rica. This comes amid a rising awareness that foreign political agendas are being imposed on American countries, trying to forcefully change family-policies and...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
More scrutiny needed over power to ban prayers – A commentary on public spaces protection orders and their potential for abuse
Public spaces protection orders used against pro-life campaigners are ripe for a legal challenge, Laurence...Read more
An Ideological Agenda for Developing Countries-A Review of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women 2018 in Newsweek
What do rural women and girls need in order to rise above poverty? Elyssa Koren* addresses...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?