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Human rights in Madagascar are protected under the constitution. However the extent to which such rights are reflected in practice, is subject to debate.

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Constitution

Adopted in 1992, the Constitution of Madagascar addresses the notion of universal suffrage, individual rights and the freedom of speech[1]

Issues

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Political instability

Censorship

Accusations of media censorship have risen due to the alleged restrictions on the coverage of government opposition[2]

Equality

Women's suffrage was officially recognized in 1959[3].

References

  1. ^ Peter J. Schraeder. "Constitution and Institutions of Governance". Madagascar: A country study (Helen Chapin Metz, ed.). Library of Congress Federal Research Division (August 1994). This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  2. ^ http://allafrica.com/stories/200904230849.html
  3. ^ http://www.ipu.org/wmn-e/suffrage.htm

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