Laura Bush promotes women’s literacy

Bush, a UNESCO honorary ambassador, focused Tuesday on the importance of educating women in developing nations during an International Literacy Day event at U.N. headquarters.

The former librarian says that literate, educated women are more engaged members of society and can take better care of their children’s education and health.

About one in five adults today is illiterate, and about two-thirds of those are women.

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