Tuvalu is a parliamentary democracy that holds regular, competitive elections. Civil liberties are generally upheld. Ongoing problems include a lack of antidiscrimination laws to protect women and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) people.
Freedom in the World — Tuvalu Country Report
Tuvalu is rated Free in Freedom in the World, Freedom House's annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.
- 2019 Tuvalu Country Report
- 2020 Country Report — Coming Soon!