Human Rights

Human rights are those rights which are held by all human beings equally, whatever our nationality, sex, origin, color, religion, or any other status. We advocate for an end to all forms of violence against men, women and children throughout the world. We track issues around the Human Rights Council, women's rights and gender based violence, civil rights, LGBT rights, human rights treaties, and more.

Latest Campaigns

Whether you're concerned about the environment, human rights, or trade inequalities, the TPP lacks a fair, accountable and transparent way to settle these disputes.
The Women, Peace and Security Act ensures the promotion of women's meaningful inclusion and participation in mediation and negotiation processes in order to prevent, mitigate, or resolve violent conflict. The bill supports the National Action Plan, which was created in response to UN Security Council resolution 1325.
It's time for the United States to join the rest of the world and make the world a safer place for children.
The Senate needs to ratify the Women's Rights Treaty now!

News and Updates

Image from Ruth's CGS Brochure
By Larry M David | January 19, 2018 - 5:30pm EST
In late October we lost our dear Ruth when she expired after a short illness.   Ruth’s parents emigrated from Russia and settled in Brooklyn, where Ruth was born and grew up. Like nearly everyone of her generation she was effected by the Great Depression and World War II. She supported the United World Federalists from its inception.    Ruth made her way through life as a pianist and music educator, gaining a PhD in [...] Read More
The African Continent on Planet Earth
By Charles Marsh | January 14, 2018 - 5:14pm EST
The African Union usually does not receive the attention it deserves.  Media coverage of the organization has been minimal, despite what has arguably been a very significant year for it. This began with the peaceful resolution of a disputed election in the Gambia followed by the reintegration of Morocco into the bloc. With that latter occurrence the entire continent, excluding those regions governed by overseas powers, [...] Read More
"The World is My Country"
By Dick Bernard | January 08, 2018 - 6:09pm EST
The new film, The World Is My Country, will be available, free, on-line, in a special password-protected site for Citizens for Global Solutions – but just for one week, Friday, January 26 through Thursday, February 1. You’ll be able to share the CGS password with others, so they can see the inspiring story of Garry Davis, “World Citizen #1”. I strongly encourage you to at minimum view the film and to share this [...] Read More