The Sant Esteve church in Andorra, with a background view of the Pyrenees Mountains. Editorial credit: Repina Valeriya / Shutterstock.com.

Andorra

Andorra has a parliamentary system of government and regularly holds free and fair elections. However, the country has strict naturalization criteria, and more than 50 percent of the population consists of noncitizens who do not have the right to vote. Political rights and civil liberties are generally respected and safeguarded. However, domestic violence is a problem, the country is not fully compliant with international standards on accessibility for disabled people, and there is a notable wage gap between men and women. The small Muslim and Jewish communities lack dedicated cemeteries, and the country has no recognized mosque.

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Freedom in the World — Andorra Country Report

Andorra is rated Free in Freedom in the World, Freedom House's annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.