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International Literacy Day

Today is International Literacy Day. It hasn’t been highlighted to much by the UN itself. However, the UN still stays committed to Goal No 2 of its Millennium Development Goals, according to which the States of the UN ensure that, by the year 2015, “children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling and that girls and boys will have equal access to all levels of education.” (See the Millennium Declaration in UNGA Res. 55/2.) According to the Millennium Development Goals Report of 2007  the enrolment ratio in primary education in developing…