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Egypt and Children and young people

Egypt
  • Capital: Cairo
  • Population: 80471869
  • Size: 1001450.0 Km2

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The evolution of labor supply and unemployment in the Egyptian economy: 1988-2012
R. Assaad; C. Krafft / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
This paper analyses the evolution of labour supply and unemployment in Egypt in the period from 1999 to 2012, focusing on the impact of the demographic phenomenon known as the youth bulge and the impact of the world financial crisis a...
Does the type of higher education affect labor market outcomes? A comparison of Egypt and Jordan
R. Assaad; C. Krafft; D. Salehi-Isfahani / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
In Egypt and Jordan there is a substantial mismatch between the output of the higher education system and the needs of labour market. Both demand and supply-side factors could be driving this mismatch. This paper tests a key supply-si...
Young people and the digital divide in Egypt: an empirical study
M.F. Badran / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
Digital divide is a new phenomenon emerging with the development of the information and communication technologies (ICTs). The digital divide can be defined as the gap between those with a permanent, effective access to new ICTs and t...
Beware of the echo: the impending return of demographic pressures in Egypt
C. Krafft; R. Assaad / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
For many years, Egypt experienced substantial demographic pressures on its education system and labour market. This paper discusses potential reasons for these increasing pressures, with a focus on the currently growing young adult po...
A snapshot of world population trends, 2011
B. Crossette (ed); R. Kollodge; A. Toure / United Nations Population Fund, 2011
This report provides a snapshot of how a number of countries are facing diverse demographic challenges, ranging from ageing populations to high fertility rates, and from urbanisation to the emergence of new generations of young people...
An exploratory study on child domestic workers in Egypt
Y. Ahmed / terre des hommes, 2010
In Egypt, an estimated 2 to 2.5 million children between the ages of 6-15 are working as street vendors, domestic workers, agricultural labourers, factory workers, laundry workers and helpers for mechanics (ECWR, 2008, U.S. Department...
Building the enabling conditions for new generation in Egypt
H. Handoussa (ed); A. El Araby; H. El Nemr / United Nations Development Programme, 2010
This report deals with youth and development in Egypt, aiming at drawing young Egyptian people into mainstream society. The report believes that to complement the enabling conditions for the new Egyptian generation a number of prerequ...
Including children and young people in CIDA programmes
Capacity Development Web Site, Canadian International Development Agency, 2007
To demonstrate the potential for children and young people's participation in its programming, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) launched a series of pilot projects integrating participation of children and young pe...
The socio-political impact of delayed marriage for Middle Eastern youths
D. Singerman / Middle East Youth Initiative, 2007
Demographic transition in the Middle East and North African region has led to what has been termed a ‘youth bulge’, with over 50% of the population being under 25. With co-habitation legally and culturally unacceptabl...
Progress in implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child in North Africa
International Bureau for Children’s Rights, 2007
This report analyses progress in implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child in five countries of North Africa: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia. The report highlights that there have been significant a...
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