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Eyes set on the future

Publicado 15 de agosto de 2014 Avatar María Barba

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"You are the future"- How many times have you heard that sentence? We have been told that we are not responsible for the world we have inherited, but for the future we will build. And in Spain at least, we carry it upon our shoulders. Youth in Spain have to lead with a very high rate of unemployment. And worse than that, with a lack of future perspective. Waiting for the economy to heal, some young people stay in Spain while many (around 300,000) have emigrated since the start...


Issues affecting most local communities in Africa

Publicado 7 de agosto de 2014 no picture Natumanya Sarah

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This is a story I got from one of the youths when I visited South Western Uganda during one of my education campaigns. She says: In my Community we (Youths) have the following problems 1. Illiteracy especially for girls 2. Poverty 3. Unemployment. Addressing the is the issue in number 1 above, it comes as a result of the community having low trust in girls who they believe are not good enough to be educated as far as boys should. Their reason being, girls are good...


"We need jobs!"

Publicado 1 de agosto de 2014 no picture Moonga

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Everyone is talking about the same thing and that is “youth unemployment”. Youth unemployment has become a common subject such that it has put government under pressure from oppositions. Many are blaming government to be on inertia over the same subject. This is because qualified youths do jobs that are readily available. With an influx of institutions that offer higher education, youths are now able to access tertiary education and acquire skills to do jobs. Now the questi...


Meet the Romanian educational system (Part I)

Publicado 31 de julio de 2014 Avatar maryb

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Today, as I promised a while ago, I decided to write to you on the educational system in my country, Romania. This article is going to be mostly informative, but I will also try to observe some weak or/and positive points. I hope you will find it interesting and that it will help you have an insight on an educational system, similar or not to the one in your country. Firstly, you should know that education in Romania is based on a tuition-free system. There are 11 mandatory years...


What are the causes of the increase in prostitution rates in Kabwe?

Publicado 12 de abril de 2014 no picture Mujyinja_Connect_Zambia

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Prostitution as a whole has become a serious draw back in the development of the country; this is because most of the men and women are practicing it instead of taking part in developmental projects. Prostitution is as a result of the following reasons like; pleasure, curiosity, ignorance and so on. Envy has greatly contributed in a way that people engage themselves in prostitution because they want to have the things that other people have. Sensitization can also help reduce the r...


21 Questions!

Publicado 20 de marzo de 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

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I don't know how to start this note or make the words suitable for everyone to understand. Well the affair and situation at hand makes it porous to understand. Sometimes I ask myself: *why must a man go through labor to eat? * why are young girls raped? * why are there hoodlums in our street? * why is the government not working towards advancement? * why is education porous and ill? * why is there a massive increase in unemployment? * why is Nigeria, listed as one of the most corrupt countries...


Conference about young people without young people

Publicado 13 de marzo de 2014 no picture Anna Susarenco

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”We are sure we are not invisible but we felt like that. We even had colorful t-shirts and our colleagues promoted us. However, we did not feel politicians saw and heard us; our questions are still open.” - six young people from six countries- participants at the NEETs conferenceBucharest, Romania, 10-11 March 2014. This week, the Government of Romania in collaboration with the European Commission organized an International Conference ‘Keeping Young People in Employment...


Youth Unemployment: Kenyan intervention

Publicado 5 de marzo de 2014 no picture Kwoba @H_Kwoba

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Of late, I have been deeply interested in two fundamental development issues in my country; one of them is the commitment of my government to addressing youth unemployment and the other is in conventional development approaches, especially on their effectiveness and whether there is need for us to shift to other more innovative models like say, cash transfer or social entrepreneurship. A policy analyst who I respect a lot named Kwame Owino once said that our government had a la...


Plight of the Producers in Punjab

Publicado 22 de febrero de 2014 no picture Bharath_GEMConnect_Chennai_India

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We all know that it’s the farmers who produce food for all the people. But the irony is that most of the farmers themselves are deprived of food security in many parts of the world. Now let us look at the problems faced by the farmers in the Sangrur district of Punjab which is proudly called as the “Farming heartland of India.” This is a very complex problem, as about 2000 farmers killed themselves in the state of Punjab due to the following reasons: 1. Increasing cost of...


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