Over the years there has been a change in the political systems of different countries. Before the independence of most countries, were lead by dictators. The dictatorial rule used in most countries is no longer used after independence. Most countries started using democracy after the end of democracy. This has brought more benefits to the citizens of many countries as compared to the previous way of ruling that was so oppressive to the citizens by the colonies. The article below gives some of the many advantages gotten from democracy.
First, democracy protects the interests of the citizens. The interest is protected as they are allowed to vote for whoever they want to represent them. Since you are the ones choosing who to represent who represents you in the government you will choose the person you see fit to represent all your interests. Previously citizens were not allowed to take part in the decision-making process, now because of democracy people can take part in the ruling by voting for political issues and also social issues. Democracy has also helped eradicate the monopoly of authority, due to the process of election in a democratic government, it has seen the circulation of the people in authority preventing one person being in power for a long period denying other that have better leadership skills to be in power. The democracy has also helped fight the incidences of the strong to rule.
The quality of leadership has increased since the leaders have been more responsible. Since in a democratic country you get to power, because of your policies, the citizens will vote you to power to give you the chance to fulfill your promise to them, if you do not you are at the risk of not getting the chance to be in the same position the next election if you do not fulfill the promises. Because of this rotatory kind of leadership, it has helped keep leaders on the run to try and fulfill their policies to the citizens which have made them more responsible. Democracy has brought with it change. The different ideas brought by the different leaders that come to power can promote and bring change. Change has also been brought since democracy allows the citizens to express and speak out their minds.
Democracy has helped promote equality among the people in a country. Since the law governing the people in a democratic country and also the citizens have the same rights, it has ensured equality among the citizens of the country. Democracy has protected those citizens that are not in power from the oppression of those in power. In conclusion, from the above article you can see some of the benefits that democracy has brought to a country and fight to maintain the democracy.