Democracy in Other Countries


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.

A list of informational 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. News and views related to democracy, published by the National Endowment for Democracy and affiliated with the World Movement for Democracy.