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September 8: Literacy Day
« on: September 11, 2010, 06:47:56 PM »
Russia celebrate Literacy Day.

        International Literacy Day, celebrated on September 8 th at the initiative of UNESCO since 1966. By definition, UNESCO, "literate is one who can write and read short, simple text on the subject of their daily lives, knowing what they read and write and understand."
        Today it is still about 774 million people, one in every five adults, can neither read nor write, and 75 million children still live outside the school system.