The United Nations High Commissioner stated that they have supported Afghanistani women in learning to read and write.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Afghanistan today, Friday, September 8, in a post on its X social network, while noting World Literacy Day, wrote that with the cooperation of their partners in refugee affairs, they have supported and taught displaced and vulnerable women in Afghanistan the necessary skills to learn to read and write.
This United Nations body added that learning to read and write gives women self-esteem and increases their self-confidence.
One of the women who is learning to read and write under the supervision of this institution said that literacy gives her hope.
It should be mentioned that according to the latest estimates made by UNESCO, the illiterate population of Afghanistan for the age of 15 years and above is 12 million, more than half of whom are women.