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Social media networks may let tomorrow’s adults talk and mobilise but they do not confer life skills

Jobless generation hungry for change

Social media networks may let tomorrow’s adults talk and mobilise but they do not confer life skills

Camila Vallejo

Latin America: Chile protests provide a salutary lesson to region

Inequality, the old foe, has yet to be vanquished, writes Naomi Mapstone

Leadership: Entrepreneurs aim to benefit communities

It can be difficult gaining the skills to take charge, says Alison Maitland

A man walking past a wall mural protest in Mexico’s Ciudad Juárez

Disenfranchised youth has positive role to play in improving cities

The challenge is to harness the energy of youth, writes Sarah Murray

African focus: Improved employment prospects crucial for stability

Disillusionment is seen as a ‘recipe for disaster’, writes Simon Mundy

A helping hand can get people volunteering

There is a range of obstacles deterring youngsters, says Sarah Murray

Chilean student movement

Universities’ role: Workplace skills have become the main focus for students

Even those with degrees find they need to do more to get a job, reports Stephanie Gray

Datawise founders Vincent Wilkinson, left, and Tad Richert

Northern England: Moneymaking going on at Hull

European Union cash is helping one college to boost start-up creation and job prospects, writes Andrew Bounds

Chinese viewpoint: Daily struggle increases anxiety

The dreams may be simple but the way is difficult, says Kathrin Hille

Tunisian boy

Mideast focus: Strife lends urgency to creating jobs

Schemes to help create work have been lent a new urgency by the Arab uprisings

Policy change: Youth has the potential

USAID aims to help young people improve their economies’ GDP, writes Sarah Murray

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