RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Sunday, September 8th, marks the passage of International Literacy Day, a date instituted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1966 to encourage full literacy of the international population. Despite improved access to schools in the last 53 years in several countries, there are still 750 million young people and adults around the world who cannot read or write.
If all these people lived . . .