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Launching adult literacy programs in Baghlan

Launching adult literacy programs in Baghlan

Officials in Baghlan province have announced that this year nearly two thousand five hundred adults, including women, have taken literacy courses in this province.The Taliban-controlled Bakhtar news agency has announced in a report that efforts are currently being made to reduce the illiteracy rate in Baghlan province. Also, the report added that a number of elderly people have acquired reading and writing skills at the same time by continuing education.The interest of adults in literacy education is increasing in this province, while for more than two years, women and girls above the sixth grade have been banned from attending schools and universities.On the other hand, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) had announced on the occasion of the World Literacy Day that 763 million people in the world are illiterate and in Afghanistan literacy programs for women have been stopped.

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