Safety and Rule of Law

Personal Safety: Within this sub-category the Ibrahim Index measures: (i) Safety of the Person – level of criminality in a country. (ii) Violent Crime – prevalence of violent crime, both organised and common. (iii) Social Unrest – prevalence of violent social unrest. (iv) Human Trafficking – government efforts to combat human trafficking. (v) Domestic Political Persecution – clustered indicator (an average) of the following variables: Physical Integrity Rights Index – government respect for citizens’ rights to freedom from torture, extrajudicial killing, political imprisonment, and disappearance. Political Terror Scale – levels of state-instigated political violence and terror.