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Egypt and Children and young people

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

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Adolescent girls in Egypt
Girls under age 20—around 19 million of them—make up one-fifth of Egypt’s population.1 In 2015, about 8 million of these girls were adolescents between ages 10 and 19. According to the latest projections from the United...
HIV/AIDS vulnerabilities, discrimination, and service accessibility among Africa’s youth: insights from a multi-country study
Population Council, USA 2015
At the individual level, youth lack access to appropriate SRH [sexual and reproductive health] information and confidential, low-cost, and stigma-free SRH services. Institutional responses are hampered by sociocultural sensitivities t...
Promoting successful transitions to employment for Egyptian youth
C. Krafft; R. Assaad / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2015
This Policy Perspective argues that active labor market policies, such as public employment schemes, wage subsidies, job search assistance, and skills training have not been effective in improving the quantity or quality of employment...
How does reducing years of compulsory schooling affect education and labor market outcomes in a developing country?
A. Elsayed; O. Marie / Economic Research Foundation, India 2015
At the end of the 1980’s, Egypt introduced a policy change to its pre-university education system where the years of primary education decreased from six to five, reducing the overall years of compulsory education from nine to e...
Confidence, capacity, connections: a young woman's guide to leadership
G Borovsky; S Cherrabi El Alaoui; M Doherty / National Democratic Institute 2010
Civic and political engagement can be a daunting challenge, particularly for young women. This guide is designed for a wide range of young women, be they a member of an established organisation or association, an aspiring politician, ...
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...
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