Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Importance of World International Literacy Day.

Importance of World International Literacy Day.

World Literacy Day- A World Ahead

“Education is not preparation for life; Education is life itself.” – John Dewey
With no boundaries or limitation, the only thing that can make you a diamond from coal is Education. There is nothing as powerful as education and we should celebrate the day to revise the goals of distributing this power.
Every year, the World Literacy Day is celebrated on September 8, 2016. This year, UNESCO is celebrating the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day with the quote “Reading the Past, Writing the Future”. This day was is celebrated all around the world to spread awareness about the importance of the literacy to individuals, society, and communities.
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova said, “The world has changed since 1966, but our determination to offer every woman and man with the capacities, skills, and opportunities to become everything they wish, in respect and dignity, remains as firm as ever. Literacy is a foundation to build a more sustainable future for all.”
As per the report of the global monitoring, it has been observed that one among every 5 men and two third women are illiterate. Hence, to increase the literacy rate World Literacy Day is celebrated.

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