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The government committed to repealing the Defamation of the President law, amend the Public Order Act and abolish the death penalty. People with albinism suffered violent attacks, and LGBTI people’s rights were increasingly threatened. There was an increase in gender-based violence which disproportionately affected women and girls. Children and women continued to seek compensation for damage to their health caused by lead mining. The government fulfilled its promise to introduce free education. The right to housing was violated through forced evictions.

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Retains the death penalty only for serious crimes, such as those committed during times of war

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