With over 9 million young people not in employment, education or training, youth unemployment should have been one of the priorities of the Medium Term Budget. But it wasn’t.
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.
In this Opinion piece, Dr Shakira Choonara reflects on the importance of implementation over promises, and the role that young people’s vote plays.
How can we practically start clearing the roadblocks on young people’s journey to quality work? Youth Capital’s 2021 annual publication, Unlock Jobs: Clearing Roadblocks to Youth Employment answers this question with a deep dive into three of the Action Plan’s Calls to Action: Certify Us, Make Job-Seeking Affordable, and Make Public Employment Work.
Podcast | We join Hillary Musarurwa, Luvuyo Maseko and Dr. Solange Rosa from the Bertha Centre to discuss small shifts to tackle youth unemployment.
Did the Basic Education Employment Initiative work for young people? Youth Capital’s Policy and Learning Manager discusses Youth Capital’s study on Voice of the Cape.
The Basic Education Employment Initiative is South Africa’s largest ever public employment programme. Did it work for young people? Read the report to find out
Youth Capital discusses youth unemployment and solutions with Refiloe Mpakanyane and Dr. Athambile Masola on 702.
To celebrate Youth Day 2021, Youth Capital’s Project Lead Kristal Duncan-Williams spoke to Nickolaus Bauer on 702 about how youth unemployment shapes youth identity.
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.