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Literacy is also a driver for sustainable development in that it enables greater This results in an exclusion of low-literate and low-skilled youth and adults from.

Generally, 'literacy' also encompasses 'numeracy', the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. Adult illiteracy is defined as the percentage of the.

Despite the steady rise in literacy rates over the past 50 years, there are still million illiterate adults around the world, most of whom are women. One-third of the way to the deadline for the Sustainable Development Goals, new projections prepared by the UNESCO.