World map of countries shaded according to the literacy rate for all people aged
15 and over. This is a list of countries by literacy rate. The figures represented are
almost entirely collected ... ...
Today, nearly 17% of the world's adult population is still not literate; two thirds of
them women, making gender equality even harder to achieve. The scale of ...
Worldwide, 775 million adults — approximately 12 percent of the world's
population — are considered functionally illiterate, with only basic or below-basic
Two-thirds of the illiterate population is women. The slumping global literacy rate
has detrimental effects on communities all over the world. Many people take ...
53% of the world's out-of-school children are girls and 2/3 of the illiterate people
in the world are women. Education empowers women to make healthy ...
Sep 6, 2013 ... The stats back up this claim: 85 percent of all juveniles who interface with the
juvenile court system are functionally illiterate, and over 70 ...
Oct 20, 2015 ... The World's Women 2015 study says 496 million women are illiterate, with
significant hurdles to overcome in achieving the global goal of ...
Sep 7, 2012 ... There are 775 million people in the world who are illiterate, with another 152
million children set to follow in their footsteps because they aren't ...
Sep 8, 2013 ... 10 Countries With the Worst Literacy Rates in the World ... 3 Afghanistan: 28.1
percent of this country's population are literate with a far higher ...
World Illiteracy Rates The United Nations, which defines illiteracy as the inability
to read and write a simple message in any language, has.