Please see below selected recent emerging markets-related change. (Until mid-2018 the focus has been primarily on Africa.)
Afrobarometer research in 36 African countries between 2014 and 2015 found that 67 per cent of respondents saw democracy as the best system of government. In 26 of the 36 surveyed countries, popular demand for democracy surpasses citizens’ perceptions of how democratic their countries currently are. However, while constitutional restraints – particularly term limits – and laws protecting civil liberties are coming under attack across the continent, citizens of many countries have staged protests against these retrenchments.