International Literacy Day

Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by Reading_Program

This is a picture of several women practicing their reading and writing skills together. September 8 is International Literacy Day, and it was first celebrated in 1966. The focus of International Literacy Day is to bring awareness to the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. Some 775 million adults lack minimum literacy skills around the world. For over 40 years now, UNESCO has been celebrating International Literacy Day by reminding the international community that literacy is a . . . more »