UNESCO celebrated the very first International Literacy Day on September 8, 1966. Since then plight of millions of people around the world has improved through programs dedicated to helping marginalized populations become literate. But there is still a long way to go.
To celebrate International Literacy Day and help raise awareness about the importance of literacy, Grammarly has gathered the latest literacy statistics from around the world into an infographic.
What are you going to do to celebrate International Literacy Day? To get involved, consider donating books or money, or check with your local library for opportunities to volunteer as a literacy coach.
Do you know of any great ways to help the cause?