LISTEN | Policy implementation falls flat unless young people's voices are at the centre. - Youth Capital
How can public employment programmes grow the economy
discover more about the Employment Stimulus

LISTEN | Policy implementation falls flat unless young people’s voices are at the centre.

Avatar photo

In 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa launched the Presidential Youth Employment Intervention as a response to youth unemployment. According to the latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey, 8.9 million young people are not in education, employment or training. 

In this interview with 702 on Youth Day, Youth Capital’s Project Lead looked at how the unemployment crisis shapes the social identity of young people.

For many of us, a job is more than just a paycheck, it plays a big role in determining how we see ourselves

Kristal Duncan-Williams, Youth Capital

Duncan-Williams explores the need for a shared agenda that tackles the issue in a collaborative manner. You can listen to the interview here.

Let’s keep talking

Sign up to receive news about fresh research, events, activations and more. No spam, promise.

I agree to be emailed