August 12, 2021

International Youth Day : A New Social Contract building recovery and resilience with young people

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, young people have seen their income, work, education, training and work-based learning, mental health and well-being severely affected by the socio-economic consequences of the crisis. Globally, millions of young workers, in particular young women, have lost jobs and income as they are heavily concentrated in sectors and occupations – such as retail, hospitality, leisure, and tourism – that have been the hardest hit