“COVID-19 has been a set back, but it can not be an excuse” – Malala on SDGs

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    “20 million girls may never be able to go back to school. COVID-19 has been a striking set back, but it can not be an excuse. We need a profound commitment” – Malala Yousafzai, UN Messenger of Peace and advocate for girls’ education and women’s equality, on #GlobalGoals during #SDGs moment 2020. Watch the full meeting: http://webtv.un.org/…/watch/sdg-moment-2020/5701475060001

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