Today is International Literacy Day!
Literacy and education are fundamental rights, and are essential for sustainable development. This is crucial if we want to reduce poverty, improve maternal and child health, and achieve gender equality.
UNESCO has been working to improve global literacy since 1946. Learn more about Literacy Day and their efforts here.
Today is International Literacy Day.
16% of the world population is illiterate and 2/3 of the world’s illiterate adults are women. Source: UNESCO
Happy World Literacy Day!