“Time to take action” on youth unemployment

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Job seekers in Zimbabwe. ILO Photo/Maillard J.

The time for talking is over, action must now be taken to combat the increasing levels of youth unemployment around the globe.

That is the resounding message from some young people who recently attended a major conference at the United Nations on youth issues.

Wambui Kahara is the Youth Representative from Kenya attending the conference.

She told Sophie Outhwaite about the situation in Kenya, where an increasingly young population is faced with unemployment and rising underemployment.

Duration: 2’30″

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