Freedom House works to defend human rights and promote democratic change, with a focus on political rights and civil liberties. We act as a catalyst for freedom through a combination of analysis, advocacy, and action. Our analysis, focused on 13 central issues, is underpinned by our international program work. Browse our work and analysis by issue below.
Freedom House is on the front lines in promoting freedom and democracy in some of the most repressive societies around the world.
Emergency Assistance Programs
Around the world, journalists, human rights defenders and civil society activists and organizations come under threat because they stand up for their fellow citizens.
Human Rights Support Programming
Implemented by the PROGRESS consortium of core partner organizations, the Human Rights Support Mechanism deploys programs that promote universally recognized human rights.