Election Obligations & Standards Database
"The right to vote and to be voted for should be accepted as a birth right in accordance with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women."
SADC PF: Norms and Standards for Elections in the SADC Region
, p. 4
Norms and Standards for Elections in the SADC Region
Every citizen has the right to be elected.
With respect to candidates for office, there should be no restrictions on candidates based on sex.