Above picture: Japanese women in line to cast their votes in an election. Photo is from the Taisho period (1912-1926) of modern Japanese history. Photo credit- Bain Collection of the Library of Congress.
Resources on the democratic experiences of other nations.
- International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance is an inter-governmental organization with a mission to support sustainable democracy worldwide. They have a wealth of experience and share a lot of ideas about what works in various countries.
- Freedom House’s flagship publication, is the standard-setting comparative assessment of global political rights and civil liberties.
- The Varieties of Democracy Project produces cutting-edge statistics and annual reports on the quality of democracy around the world.
- News and views related to democracy, published by the National Endowment for Democracy and affiliated with the World Movement for Democracy.