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In Jordan, the scourge of youth unemployment

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View of Amman, capital of Jordan (illustrative image).

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By: Hermine Le Clech

In Jordan, young people are the first victims of the economic crisis affecting the country.

The unemployment rate for people under 30 now affects nearly one out of two young people.

However, they represent more than 60% of the population.

A critical situation which fuels the anger of the concerned, overqualified, but without possibilities for the future.

  • Jordan

  • Employment and Labor

  • Youth

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