How does literacy - the human right to be able to read & write - relate to peace, gender equality, health, poverty eradication & democracy? See how they all link together in our new infographic
Literacy is at the heart of basic education for all and essential for poverty eradication, gender equality, maternal health, child mortality reduction, sustainable development, peace and democracy.
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