Democracy promotes dignity and freedom of an individual in the following manner:

It recognises the passion of respect and freedom of the people. Earlier, most societies across the world disrespected women. Long struggles by women have made people realise the importance of respect and equal treatment in a democracy.It has helped the disadvantaged and discriminated castes of the society by providing them with equal status and opportunity. Although there may be many instances of caste-based inequalities and atrocities, these lack the moral and legal foundations.It transforms people from the status of being subjects to being citizens that have rights and duties.