Human beings are cruel to animals in many ways. They keep them in the cage, mistreat them, they do fur and skin trade, they hunt them for their pleasure, and more. There are many organizations that support animal rights movement. These organizations are trying to stop cruelty against animals. These organizations work towards spreading words to stop being cruel to these animals. There are thousands of animal rights activists who work all over the world to protect these animals. Here are some of the major organizations that work to protect animal rights.
1. Animal Aid
This is a British organization founded in 1977. They work towards stopping cruelty against animals. They have campaigned for promoting a lifestyle where animals won’t be mistreated. They expose the cruelty to animals and seek justice for them.
2. The Coalition to Abolish the Fur Trade (CAFT)
CAFT started its journey in 1990. They try to find out farms, retailers, slaughterhouses where animals are treated badly and their furs are traded and expose their activities. They try to draw the attention of authorities in this matter and work hard to stop the fur trade.
PETA is a very popular animal rights groups. It has more than 2 million members across the world and operates in 10 countries. Every year the organization gets more than $30 million to protect the rights of animals. Many celebrities are part of their various campaigns.
This is an organization that works to prevent experimentation and testing on animals. This organization was founded in 1993 and is based in England. They mainly campaigned against xenotransplantation; that is transplants involving animals and human. They protest against animal testing by various companies like Procter & Gamble.
This animal rights group is based in the UK. They also have activities in the US and Europe. The organization was founded in 2015. They use the social media to spread their message across the globe. They also use press releases so that their voice can be heard. They talk about human justice and raise awareness through education, advocacy, media, and protest.
6. Cruelty Free International (CFI)
This organization works towards banning all kinds of animal research. They protest against the use of cats, dogs, and other animals in research. This organization was found more than 100 years ago and they are still working to prevent animal cruelty.
7. The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
It is the largest animal rights group of US. It supports many small local humane societies as well. They spend millions of dollars every year in fighting for animal rights and stopping cruelty against animals.
There is a huge demand for wildlife due to the lifestyle of people. They need leather goods, seafood and other things that come from animals. The profit margin of illegal wildlife trade is very high. The pet and farm animals are also mistreated in many places. Many countries still don’t have strong judicial systems to protect the rights of animals. These organizations spread their wings in different parts of the world and help to protect the animals from human cruelty.