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World Braille Day seeks to raise awareness about the importance of braille as a means of communication for blind and partially sighted people. Braille is a tactile representation of alphabetic and numerical symbols that uses six dots to represent letters and numbers. It also includes musical, mathematical, and scientific symbols. It is named after its inventor Louis Braille. This day aims to encourage the full realization of human rights for blind and partially sighted people.
World Braille Day was established in 2018 by the U.N General Assembly. It is observed annually on January 4th.
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