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The government committed to reforming the Public Order Act. The rights to freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and association continued to be violated. The Access to Information Bill was introduced to parliament. Rising prices threatened the right to food. The government made partial progress in fulfilling its promise to provide free education for children. High rates of early and child marriage persisted, despite legislation outlawing the practice. Extreme weather events and business activities undermined the right to a healthy environment.

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