Youth Policy

Even though the term youth varies in its significance and age range from country to country it may be defined as a transitional concept. This means that the concept of youth is viewed as a stage between childhood and adulthood, where young people have to negotiate around personal and socio-economic changes to move from dependence to independence, and assume social commitments. Young people today are characterised by striking uncertainties and risks generated by the process of economic and cultural globalisation. Such experiences are of concern and the need for effective policy to help young people make the right choices, protect them from exploitation and ensure their participation in society is crucial. Henceforth the development of a long-term, consensus-based, integrated and cross-sectoral policy is an important stand in supporting young people. 

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