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header1 Issues of concern

  • The courts in Uruguay remain backlogged, and prisons are violent and operate at or near capacity.
  • The Afro-Uruguayan minority continues to face economic and social inequalities.
  • Women enjoy equal rights under the law but face discriminatory attitudes and practices, including a persistent wage gap.

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  • Global Freedom Score

    96 100 free