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Youth

UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 4: Quality Education

Description

Youth is the time of life when one is young, and often means the time between childhood and adulthood (maturity). It is also defined as "the appearance, freshness, vigor, spirit, etc., characteristic of one who is young". Its definitions of a specific age range varies, as youth is not defined chronologically as a stage that can be tied to specific age ranges; nor can its end point be linked to specific activities, such as taking unpaid work or having sexual relations without consent.

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Organizations relating to Youth

Task Force for Human Resources, Education, Training and Youth of the European Commission / Est. 1989
International Union of Muslim Scouts / Est. 1992
International Mazdaznan Youth Movement / Est. 1947
Young Enterprise/Junior Achievement Francophone Africa Region / Est. 1993
Council of Arab Ministers for Youth and Sports
Youth Association for a Traditional Europe / Est. 1980
Association internationale des jeunes francophones / Est. 1997
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Young European Architects
Youth Movement for Development and Peace / Est. 1982
World Youth Alliance / Est. 1999
ELIX - Conservation Volunteers Greece / Est. 1987
Soroptimist International of the Americas / Est. 1921
Canada World Youth / Est. 1971
International Sikh Youth Fund
Nongovernmental Forum Working Group on Children and Young People
World Congress of Islamic Youth
International Advisory Committee on Scouting with the Handicapped
European Youth Association, Romania
Association of Clubs of International Friendship of Student Youth
Centre international de jeunesse 'Mahatma Gandhi'
Young Leadership Forum / Est. 1989
Asian Pacific Youth League for Freedom and Democracy / Est. 1979
Macedonian World Youth Congress / Est. 1994
Europa-Scouts / Est. 1951

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World Problems relating to Youth

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Street children
Juvenile prostitution
Youth gangs
Discrimination against youth
Social irresponsibility of youth
Juvenile delinquency
Disordered behaviour in children
Young people's lack of context for the future
Bad-mannered children
Discrimination between countries on the legal age of consent
Threatened species of Sarotherodon linnellii
Discrimination against domestic servants
Negative effects of family planning education on children
Age discrimination in employment
Drug abuse by adolescents
Children of drug addicts
Generation communication gap
Neglected young children
Youth unemployment
Smoking by adolescents
Political impotence of youth
Youth violence
Increasing adolescent sexual activity
Inadequate facilities for children's play
Armed youths

Action Strategies relating to Youth

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Reducing youth smoking
Giving children and young people a greater voice on sustainable development issues
Promoting chaste living for youth
Reducing youth violence
Banning tobacco sales to children
Protecting children's rights
Engaging young adult leadership
Redirecting youth in a culturally turbulent environment
Training journalists
Caring for homeless children
Informing young people about the law
Shifting juvenile behaviour habits
Improving access of girls to basic education
Including youth in task forces on environmental education
Organizing student religious movements
Reducing illiteracy amongst children
Educating lawyers
Providing youth training
Educating young people
Creating youth employment
Providing reproductive health counselling for adolescents
Preventing injuries to children
Educating children to prevent drug taking
Rescuing children
Safeguarding age limitations on employment

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