Population with a disabilityaccording to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate
Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Article 4 states:
All the powers of the State of the Maldives are derived from, and remain with, the citizens.
Article 26 states:
Unless otherwise provided in this Constitution, every citizen of the Maldives eighteen years of age or older has the right:
(a) to vote in elections, and in public referendums, which shall be held by secret ballot;
(b) to run for public office;
(c) to take part in the conduct of public affairs, directly or through freely chosen representatives.
Article 108 states:
The President shall be elected directly by the people by universal and secret suffrage.