To celebrate the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day, UNESCO released an infographic that takes a look at the past five decades of national and international engagement to increase literacy rates around the world.
Fifty years ago, UNESCO officially proclaimed 8 September International Literacy Day to actively mobilize the international community and to promote literacy as an instrument to empower individuals, communities and societies.
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