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[YI] Generation jobless? Alarming Rate of Youth Unemployment

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Generation jobless? Alarming Rate of Youth Unemployment in Africa


Around the world almost 300m 15- to 24-year-olds are not working. What has caused this epidemic of joblessness? And what can abate it?
Among the world's unemployed, young people have been particularly hard hit. Youth unemployment rates are significantly higher than adult unemployment rates in both developed and developing countries. Global protest movements of young people are a manifestation of their lack of job prospects.