Youth are not useless, but they are used less

Youth are not useless, but they are used less

  • By oxfamadmin
  • 13 Jun, 2015
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Useless or Used less? Does being older really make you smarter? Watch http://bit.ly/1KNf9N9 #ActiveCitizens @YouthCommutiny #IncludetoEmpower

The youth of this country is useless -- or that's what the 'grown-ups' say. But why are the youth cynical, and uninterested? Or how about asking them why they don't care? While we're actually the youngest country with over 50% young people, we have the oldest cabinet in the world. Watch this fun film to understand the 5th Space, and what it takes to create such spaces for young people! 

 

 

Written by: Oxfam India staff

Video credit: Commutiny


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