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Fragile Situations
Fragile Situations



More than 1.4 billion people currently live in areas affected by protracted conflicts and complex emergencies, which often extend over many years and significantly erode development gains. Under these circumstances, young people may be out of school or college and engage in jobs that are informal, unstable, underpaid, or even high-risk and harmful. In extreme cases, they leave their homes in search of safety and a better life and risk becoming victims of trafficking or exploitation.

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We are pleased to announce that the Factsheet on Decent Jobs for Youth has been published. The ILO has the directive, breadth of know-how and global network of constituents and partners needed to scale up youth employment sustainably, and to... (More)
Susana Puerto Gonzalez
Senior Youth Employment Specialist