Illiteracy in India(The Education For All-Global Monitoring Report-09)
1. India still has the largest number of illiterate adults in the world.Out of the total 759 million illiterate adults in the world, India still has the highest number
2. Over half of the illiterate adults live in just four countries: Bangladesh, China, India and Pakistan.
3. Gender disparities remain deeply engrained, with 28 nations across the developing world having nine or fewer girls in school for every 10 boys.
4. The report said two-thirds of the total illiterate people are women.
5.On current trends, the world will be less than halfway towards this goal by 2015. India alone will have a shortfall of some 81 million literate people.
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