World Literacy Day every year is celebrated on 8 September. On 26 October 1966 UNESCO decided to celebrate this day every year on 8 September and the first time Literacy day Celebrated on 8 September 1967.
The main aim of celebrating this day is to educate the people about Human Rights, and the Importance of Literacy.
International Literacy Day celebrations have been centered on specific themes in accordance with Education For All goals. International Literacy Day 2008 placed a strong emphasis on Literacy and Epidemics, with a particular focus on communicable diseases such as HIV, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, which are some of the most pressing public health issues. The 2009-2010 celebrations were focused on “Literacy and Empowerment,” with particular consideration given to gender equality and empowerment for women.
World Literacy day Quotes and Wishes
Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.
Today a reader, tomorrow a leader. Happy International Literacy Day.
International Literacy Day will always remind us of our dream to have a literate population, to have an educated population.
You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.
Literacy begins at home! Read books and inspire your kids to do the same! Happy International Literacy Day.
People don’t realize how a man’s whole life can be changed by one book.
Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.
If you can read a signboard and reach the destination, thank you, teacher. Happy International Literacy Day
Education is the most powerful weapon for changing the world.
One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.
Literacy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy.