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Celebrate International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day will be celebrated on September 8th, 2015.  Communities around the world will bring attention to those who cannot read or write.

Approximately 775 million people- 64% of whom are women- are functionally illiterate. In other words, they lack the basic reading and writing skills to manage daily living and employment tasks. In 1965, UNESCO declared September 8 as International Literacy Day. Since this proclamation, schools, organizations and communities around the world have united to promote awareness with the hope to one day eradicate this ongoing human rights violation.

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