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National Youth Policy (2009-2018)

Republic of The Gambia Ministry of Youth and Sports Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards disability Gambia 1 January 2009 Policy document capacity development, women

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The National Youth Policy 2009-2018 is the third ten year policy that has been formulated for the Youth of the Gambia. The policy defines Youth within the age bracket of 15-30 and specifically targets out of school youth, unemployed, rural youth, young people with disabilities and HIV/Aids victims as well as emphasising the needs of female youth.

The Policy contains recommended objective strategies to address the following challenges: Economic Development, Skills and other relevant training, Capacity Building on Participation and Leadership, Mentoring, Advocacy, Financing and Partnerships. The role of the different arms of MOYS and its partners in the implementation of the policy is also highlighted, as well as creating a framework for monitoring and evaluation.

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