There are approximately over 308 million girls below 18 years on the African continent. While the African Union's legal and policy framework does refer - patchily - to the rights, interests and plight of girls, continental bodies and national governments can and should do more to protect girls, provide for them and ensure that they participate fully in society.
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In 2020, countries were to come forward with plans for stronger emissions cuts to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. At the same time, because of Covid-19, the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26) that had been scheduled for this November in Glasgow, UK, has been postponed to 2021.
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