Sierra Leone Publishes First-Ever Status of Youth Report

Imagine living on less than two dollars a day. That is what 70 percent of young people in Sierra Leone do, according to the United Nations. A new study is the first to focus on the status of the nation’s youth.
Ibrahim Bangura wades through the water with a fishing net, hoping for a good catch. This is how he makes his living, though not by choice. Bangura, who is 20 years old, said he had to drop out of school because he could not afford the fees of approximately $125 a year. He …

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