Regional Overview: Youth in Africa

Organization/Affiliation(s): 
The United Nations
Resource Type: 

This fact sheet was done as part of a series of fact sheets to support the International Year of Youth. It gives an overview of the state of youth in Africa, including education, employment, health, and participation in decisionmaking processes. It also includes a summary of the UN approach to youth in the region, as well as national efforts to create youth policies.

Topic: 
Workforce Development
Enterprise Development
Regions: 
Sub-Saharan Africa
Tags: 
Economic Empowerment
Education
Entrepreneurship
Governance & Policy
Livelihoods
Market Development
Youth