International Literacy Day is observed on September 8 every year across the world. this day marks the importance of literacy to individuals, communities, and societies.
- The main purpose of this day is to create awareness about the significance of literacy as a matter of dignity and individual rights and promote the literacy agenda toward a more informed and sustainable society.
International Literacy Day 2022: History
- In 1966, UNESCO designated World Literacy Day at the 14th session of UNESCO’s General Conference. and this day was celebrated for the first time in 1967 to highlight improvements in world literacy rates, and reflect on the world’s remaining literacy challenges.
International Literacy Day 2022: Theme
- International Literacy Day 2022 Theme is “Transforming Literacy Learning Spaces”
- The theme of 55th International Literacy Day is “’ Literacy for a human-centred recovery: Narrowing the digital divide.
List of the top 10 literate states and Union territories in India
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International Literacy Day 2022: FAQs
Q.1 When is International Literacy Day observed?
Every year on September 8, since 1967, International Literacy Day across the world in order to create awareness about the significance of literacy as a matter of dignity and individual rights
Q.2 What is the theme of 2022 International Literacy Day (ILD)?
International Literacy Day 2022 Theme is “Transforming Literacy Learning Spaces”
Q.3 When was International Literacy Day first observed?
The day was celebrated for the first time in 1967.
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