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Learning Briefs | December 19, 2019

Youth Workforce Development Program

In Latin America, one in five youth aged 15–24 are unemployed and out of school. These 20 million young people are desperate to succeed. What is stopping them? Families, communities and economies fractured by poverty and violence. Young people caught in this social and economic struggle are most likely to be both victims and perpetrators of violence — and most likely to migrate out. But by staying, they have the power to transform their lives.