Argentina

Population Statistics

43,431,886

Total Population

6,514,783

Population with a disability

according to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate

Election Dates

31
oct

Argentina Senate 2021

2021

02 September 2008

Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities


Constitution of Argentina (1853, last amended 1994)

Updated: June 2015

Section 37 states:

This Constitution guarantees the full exercise of political rights, in accordance with the principle of popular sovereignty and with the laws derived there from. Suffrage shall be universal, equal, secret and compulsory.

 

Section 75 states:

Congress is empowered…

  • (23) To legislate and promote protective measures guaranteeing true equal opportunities and treatment, the full benefit and exercise of the rights recognized by this Constitution and by the international treaties on human rights in force, particularly referring to…disabled persons.

 

Excerpts from the Constitution of Argentina (1853, last amended 1994)