The demographic dividend report that was car..." /> Rise in children and youth dependency

Rise in children and youth dependency

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By Michelle Dzvova

The demographic dividend report that was carried out by UNFPA and Finance and Economic Development ministry has shown that there is a rise in children and youth dependency.

Speaking at the launch in Harare, Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube said there is need to equip young people with skills and knowledge to reduce early pregnancies and unemployment.

Meanwhile, United Nations resident coordinator Mr Bishow Parajuli said there are huge opportunities for economic growth and youths should venture into volunteerism.

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