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source: www.ewowfacts.com/pdfs/
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women

Of the nearly 1 billion illiterate adults…
  • 2/3 are women living in South Asia , sub-Saharan Africa , and the Middle East ;


  • in more than 29 countries , less than 30% of women are literate;


  • in Morocco, 56% of girls aged five to 14 are illiterate.

The female literacy rate as a percentage of the male literacy rate

country%
Guatemala 75
Cambodia 46
Somalia 39
Sudan 28

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