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This Day is celebrated each year to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. The theme of this year's celebration is Literacy and Gender. Today almost one in every seven people is illiterate, and out of a total of 860 million illiterate adults more than 500 million are women.
Publication Date 07-09-2004 4:00 pm
Publication Date 07-09-2004 4:00 pm
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