Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) play a significant role trying to influence national and international governments human rights policies. Representative examples include:
Alliance Defending Freedom (U.S. Christian legal organization promoting religious freedom and traditional moral values within the U.S. and internationally)
Amnesty International (Internationally prominent human rights advocacy organization)
Associations Unlimited (Directory of U.S. and international associations in various subjects including human rights. Features links to organizational websites)
Freedom House (U.S.-based NGO advocating for economic, Internet, political, and religious freedom internationally.