Special issue of Innovations Journal on youth economic opportunities

Various Innovations, 2013; Sept Download publication (open access)

Research has shown that poverty and poor livelihood options can have a detrimental effect on people’s vulnerability to HIV, especially among young people and adolescents.

The global rate of youth unemployment remains around 13% – an estimated 73 million young people.

This special double edition of Innovations Journal outlines some of the economic issues affecting young people around the world, as well as some of the potential solutions.  It gathers together disparate concepts, innovations, theories, stories and research results to move the youth economic opportunities agenda forward.

You can download the full journal or individual papers for free via Youth Economic Opportunities, as well as the 2013 State of the Field publication. This is a guide for programming, policymaking, and partnership building with a focus on five learning tracks:

  • workforce development
  • youth enterprise development
  • adolescent girls and young women
  • youth-inclusive financial services and capabilities
  • monitoring, evaluation, and impact assessment

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