People in Honiara, Solomon Islands. Editorial credit: Robert Szymanski /

Solomon Islands

Political rights and civil liberties are generally respected in the Solomon Islands. There are weaknesses in the rule of law, and corruption remains a serious concern, but recent governments have taken steps to address it. Violence against women is also a significant problem.

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Freedom in the World — Solomon Islands Country Report

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