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Generation Jobless


Global youth unemployment is a tremendous challenge facing the 3.5 billion people under the age of 27 around the world. This report provides an overview of the challenge, examines in detail the effects and consequences, and highlights some of the necessary actors and actions to address the problem. It also outlines key regional issues surrounding youth unemployment, shares JA Worldwide's involvement in each of the regions as part of the solution mix, and seeks partnership opportunities with organizations around the world to tackle this critical global challenge. This research and report is funded by the Citi Foundation.

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