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Children at school in Razak, Shar-i-Buzurg, Afghanistan. Credit: Elissa Bogos/Oxfam

International Literacy Day – helping children and young people to claim their rights to education

For over 40 years now, UNESCO has been celebrating International Literacy Day by reminding the international community that literacy is a human right and the foundation of all learning. ...

Adult literacy in Tanzania

Reading around International Literacy Day

This year's International Literacy Day focuses on the relationship between literacy and peace. Ian McClelland takes a closer look.  ...