7 Human Rights Organizations from Around the World

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Whether you are thinking of volunteering and getting involved or want to donate, here are some of the international human rights organizations you can support.

Amnesty International
Amnesty International is one of the best known international human rights organizations in the world. It campaigns for an end to any form of abuse to human rights. The organization works worldwide in over 100 countries with its approximately 3 million strong supporters.

Children’s Defense Fund (CDF)
A child-focused international organization, Children’s Defense Fund aims to protect children from human rights abuses and campaign for access to education and care.

Global Rights
Global Rights is an international human rights organization that focuses on promoting and protecting the rights as well as in building capacity among marginalized groups of people in places like Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Human Rights Watch
An international organization that advocates for human rights and freedom, Human Rights Watch investigates and puts a spotlight to human rights abuses and other violations.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
NAACP is a civil rights organization that seeks to promote the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all people.

Norwegian Refugee Council
The Norwegian Refugee Council is a humanitarian organization that focuses in the protection of displaced people’s rights. It also works on providing support and protection as well as find ways to create solutions to help displaced people.

UN Watch
Guided by the mission “to monitor the performance of the United Nations by the yardstick of its own Charter”, UN Watch takes on the role of monitoring the UN and promoting human rights.