- Corruption remains a systematic problem in the private sector and at all levels of government, with politicians routinely accepting bribes.
- Dominican-Haitians and Haitian migrants face persistent discrimination, including obstacles in securing legal documents, while Dominican-born descendants of Haitian migrants were stripped of their citizenship in 2013.
- Women are underrepresented in the political sphere and additionally face pervasive violence and societal discrimination.
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Global Freedom Score68 100 partly free