International Literacy Day 2022   History, Theme, Significance

8thSeptember is observed as International Literacy Day every year.  On International Literacy Day 2022,  here' s all about this auspicious day .

Celebrating this day globally is essential as it intends to increase awareness in people about the major role that literacy plays in every person’s life and how it benefits communities and the society.

.In 1996, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) recognized Sept 8 as International Literacy Day.

The theme of International Literacy Day 2022 is ‘Transforming Literacy Learning Spaces.’ As per UNESCO, it will give us all a chance to rethink the necessity of literacy

IMPORTANCE:  Literacy is the ability of an individual to read and write and is an essential tool to build a better, sustainable society

As per UNESCO’s research, achieving literacy worldwide still remains a major challenge even in the 21st century. Presently, the number of illiterates in the world is 771 million.

On International Literacy Day 2022, let us all pledge in contributing to overcome the existing literacy challenge.