Understanding Depression Among Young People

For a lot of people, these symptoms are recognizable, you feel down. Depressive periods are normal, particularly when a person faces tough personal issues, unemployment or relationship problems. However, if the depression continues for several weeks it may be a sign of a more prolonged and serious illness. With an estimated 8.3 million youth in Uganda experiencing severe unemployment

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Uganda Rallies International Labour Organisation To Tackle Unemployment, Poverty

The Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Hon. Janat B. Mukwaya has called on International Labour Organisation (ILO) member states to take “urgent action” against the effects of new global economic trends to avert negative social impacts. Addressing the 106th session of the International Labour Organisation Conference in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday, Mukwaya noted that

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Ways to Reduce Youth Unemployment

With the government setting up projects to research on youth unemployment. Research is just the start, there needs to be a focus on linking schools, universities and employers together. Another question that looms is how many affected young people are actually attempting to find work? Here are 10 key strategies to reduce youth unemployment: 1. Encourage

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