Brazil: 40.8% of children are illiterate, according to research

The Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics' "all for education" survey shows a lamentable scenario. Social initiatives such as the children's libraries by the writer Ricardo Cabello try to change this scenario.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The percentage of 6 and 7-year-old children who cannot read and write almost doubled during the new coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19).

The data on illiteracy among the youngest was released by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in its survey "todos pela educa . . .

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