France, 22 September 2021 (TDI): The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) shared the news on International Peace Day to promote a healthy planet and a better future globally. On this occasion, UNESCO shared a new report on its Twitter account about the Afghanistan situation at the current time.
UNESCO shared that the literacy rate of Afghanistan is among the lowest in the world despite increasing literacy rates from 32% in 2011 to 43% in 2018. Regarding the female literacy rate, it also increases almost in double percentage from 2011 to 2018, but still, it remains stagnant among the lowest position in the world.
The new report describes few factors that affect the Afghanistan situation. According to this report, “the public expenditures are highly dependent on the international aid and it is inadequate on education”. Further, the report states, “the reduction of financial resources will jeopardize the progress of the education sector”. Though Afghanistan progressed over the past two decades the aim of building an effective and equitable education system will remain colossal. The fear regarding the education system increases after the humanitarian crisis in August 2021.
The report says, “The rights of education need to be ensured for all the Afghans, including all those persons who have no learning opportunities”. The report also encouraged all the relevant actors in the country to provide the necessary support to the learners and promote increased participation in quality education opportunities. UNESCO shared this report on the situation of Afghanistan to promote peace in the world. UNESCO believes bullets will never kill words.