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ILO Policy Brief: Preventing exclusion from the labour market: Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis

COVID-19 will add to the existing labour market challenges facing young women and men.

This policy brief highlights how youth, especially women, are being severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The crisis is likely to be particularly severe for youth across three dimensions: (1) disruptions to education, training and work-based learning; (2) increased difficulties for young jobseekers and new labour market entrants; and (3) job and income losses, along with deteriorating quality of employment. The brief calls for urgent, comprehensive and targeted policy responses to the global pandemic.

Sources

ILO

Regions

Global

Knowledge Products

Policy options

Sub Knowledge Products

Policy brief

Issues

Youth employability

Subject Tags

youth unemployment
employment policy
Disadvantaged youth

Publication Date

05/2020
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