Population with a disabilityaccording to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate
Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Article 5, clause 1 states:
The exercise of the right to vote is a civic, personal and inalienable duty exercised in person.
Article 11, clause 1 states:
Angolan citizens, eighteen years of age or older, duly registered as voters, are able to vote provided they do not fall into one of the categories of incapacity as provided under this law.
Article 23, clause 2 states:
No one may be discriminated against, privileged, deprived of any right or exempted from any duty on the basis of…disability…
Article 54, clause 1 states:
Every citizen who has attained the age of eighteen years shall have the right to vote and stand for election for any state or local authority body and to serve their terms of office or mandates, under the terms of the Constitution and the law.
Article 83, clause 1 states:
Disabled citizens shall fully enjoy the rights and be subject to the duties enshrined in the Constitution, without prejudice to any restrictions on the exercise or fulfillment of rights and duties they are unable, or not fully able, to enjoy or carry out.
Article 84, clause 1 states:
…those disabled during the course of military or paramilitary service…shall enjoy a special status and the protection of the state and society, under the terms of the Constitution and the law.
Article 143, clause 1 states:
Members shall be elected by universal, free, equal, direct, secret and periodic suffrage by national citizens aged over eighteen who are resident in national territory, including Angolan citizens resident abroad for the purposes of work, study, illness or similar reasons.