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2006-09-20

Morocco's Birou aims to eliminate illiteracy by 2015

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Morocco plans to reduce its illiteracy rate to less than 20 per cent by 2010 and to completely eradicate it by 2015, Anis Birou, Secretary of State overseeing illiteracy and informal education, told participants at the first White House conference on Global Literacy, which opened Monday (18 September). He said two million people have benefited from the literacy programme set up four years ago. (MAP, USINFO)

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    fatimaezzahra 2008-10-22

    Definition of illiteracy. It is a negative social phenomenon widely-spread in most states of the Arab world and underdeveloped world. There is the alphabet illiteracy, civilization illiteracy, cultural illiteracy, artistic illiteracy and general illiteracy. Thank you.

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