Making Democracy Work

Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy.

The League of Women Voters of the United States encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

The League is proud to be nonpartisan, neither supporting nor opposing candidates or political parties at any level of government, but always working on vital issues of concern to members and the public.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (full text)

2018 Statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet