Featured Archives - Youth Capital

PART OF THE ACTION | YOUNG PEOPLE AS DRIVERS OF POLICY DEVELOPMENT.

10 Nov 2021

We need a policy environment
in which young people are not
simply passengers, but drivers of
change in our own lives, writes Pearl Pillay.

PODCAST | YOUNG PEOPLE AND VOTING.

5 Nov 2021

Where are all the young voters and why aren’t they casting their ballots? Lester Kiewit spoke to Youth Capital’s Mario Meyer and Casimiro Sithole on Cape Talk to find out some of the reasons behind it.

OPINION | Tackling youth unemployment requires sustained and coordinated action.

5 Nov 2021

In this opinion piece on the Mail & Guardian, Youth Capital stresses the importance of understanding young people’s roadblocks to employment and develop coordinated and sustained solutions.

LISTEN | SMALL SHIFTS TO TACKLE YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT

28 Sep 2021

Podcast | We join Hillary Musarurwa, Luvuyo Maseko and Dr. Solange Rosa from the Bertha Centre to discuss small shifts to tackle youth unemployment.

SURVEY | How much does it cost to look for work?

25 Aug 2021

How much does it cost to look for work for young job-seekers? Fill our survey to help Youth Capital advocate for youth-led solutions.

LISTEN | Youth Capital on Al Jazeera The Take

23 Jul 2021

Youth Capital Influencer Bonginkosi Mchunu speaks to Al Jazeera about the unrest and youth unemployment.

Youth Capital+YouthParticipation

Opinion | Why youth participation must be adopted.

30 Jun 2021

Being the largest population group in South Africa, young people should be our country’s strength; but this potential remains untapped. Collaborations between the government and youth organisations could help us get there faster, write Kristal Duncan-Williams, Pearl Pillay and Tessa Dooms on News24.

LISTEN | Why we need an Action Plan to solve youth unemployment.

17 Jun 2021

In this interview with Khaya Sithole on Youth Day, Youth Capital’s Project Lead Kristal Duncan-Williams unpacks the need for a shared strategy to tackle youth unemployment.

Research | Matrics ‘on the Fringe’: a Review of the Second Chance Programme.

10 Mar 2021

Latest research by Youth Capital and Stellenbosch University’s Research on Social and Economic Policy (ReSEP) for the first time provides evidence that at any time, 250 000 young people are working towards a matric certificate outside of the full-time schooling system; but these young people are not reported by the Department of Basic Education. 

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