Youth and Development in the Caribbean

Report of the Commonwealth Caribbean Regional Youth Seminar, Port of Spain, Trinidad, August 1970

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Young People in Urban and Rural Areas

The main area of training needs in urban areas of the Caribbean region is vocational. Both young men and young women in these areas need specific skills if they are to be placed in employment, or engage in satisfying self-employment. Employment is one of the main means of counteracting the delinquency and demoralisation that are increasingly characteristic of the slum areas of the overcrowded cities.


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