As people everywhere celebrate the advocacy day March 8, we're also reminded of how many of the world's women have been left behind -- and left without.
Glossary Consequences of illiteracy The consequences of illiteracy are many and harmful in several respects. As well as affecting illiterate individuals themselves in their daily lives and often jeopardizing their future, this scourge has a significant effect on society, both socially and economically.
The consequences of illiteracy on individuals and society include the following: For individuals Limited ability to obtain and understand essential information; Unemployment: Illiterate individuals have more workplace accidents, take longer to recover and more often misuse medication through ignorance of health care resources and because they have trouble reading and understanding the relevant information warnings, dosage, contraindications, etc.
For society Since literacy is an essential tool for individuals and states to be competitive in the new global knowledge economy, many positions remain vacant for lack of personnel adequately trained to hold them; The higher the proportion of adults with low literacy proficiency is, the slower the overall long-term GDP growth rate is; The difficulty understanding societal issues lowers the level of community involvement and civic participation.
Without the basic tools necessary for achieving their goals, individuals without an adequate level of literacy cannot be involved fully and on a completely equal basis in social and political discourse.
Craig Riddell, Literacy and the Labour Market: No Time for Complacency, Section 6. Canadian Council on Learning, Reading the Future:We Connect People. Rotary unites more than a million people.
Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves. Religion is a man-made system, whereas a supreme G-d and the afterlife are real. People have seen the afterlife.
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Child marriage is a formal marriage or informal union entered into by an individual before reaching a certain age, specified by several global organizations such as UNICEF as minors under the age of The legally prescribed marriageable age in some jurisdictions is below 18 years, especially in the case of girls; and even when the age is set at 18 years, many jurisdictions permit earlier.
PESHAWAR, March 3: Speakers at a workshop said that poverty, illiteracy and social taboos were the main reasons for the rise in domestic violence against women. Cause marketing is defined as a type of corporate social responsibility, in which a company’s promotional campaign has the dual purpose of increasing profitability while bettering society..
A similar phrase, cause-related marketing, usually refers to a subset of cause marketing that involves the cooperative efforts of a for-profit business and a non-profit organization for mutual benefit. Illiteracy and Violence: Confusion About Cause and Effect.
By Marian Hinds. In response to the latest Educational Testing Service report, “Becoming Literate About Literacy," wrong assumptions are made regarding literacy—and illiteracy—thus, wrong questions are asked and failing solutions are offered.