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SENTINEL WATCH

YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT: NOT A FIXED FACT

From the November 15, 2010 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


ACCORDING TO THE INTERNATIONAL LABOR ORGANIZATION, a United Nations Agency based in Geneva, youth unemployment has reached a new high and is expected to increase in 2010. About 81 million individuals aged 15 to 24 were unemployed at the end of 2009, which represents 13 percent of young people worldwide.