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Marginalised Youth Informing Policy and Practice in Ethiopia and Nepal

Cover photo: Youth analysing how they navigate uncertainty in the earthquake affected hills of Nepal. Credit: Shubhendra Man Shrestha, 2018


Explores how marginalised youth in Ethiopia and Nepal can get their voices heard in policy and practice. In contexts of environmental fragility and political change, ministries and governmental organisations have worked with the YOUR World team to influence community, national, and international discourses on childhood, youth, and uncertainty and to develop more inclusive regional and national youth policies.

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The overall aim of the research is to generate new knowledge about how marginalised youth perceive, navigate, negotiate and respond to uncertainty in impoverished fragile and conflict affected communities in Ethiopia and Nepal.