Youth Issues and Youth Involvement in Decision Making Process


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Materi ini dipresentasikan pada Media Workshop tentang Kehamilan Remaja dalam rangka memperingati Hari Kependudukan Dunia yang diselenggaran UNFPA pada 10 Juli 2013

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Youth Issues and Youth Involvement in Decision Making Process

  1. 1. Youth Issues and Youth Involvement in Decision Making Process Lutviah, Youth Advisory Panel UNFPA Indonesia
  2. 2. Who are Young People? Persons between the ages 15 -24 years old Young people are not a homogenous group People under 25 make up 43 percent of the world’s population
  3. 3. What is Youth Issue? Youth Issues Reproducti ve Health Environme nt Etc Leadership Economy Education Sexuality Migration  Global youth unemployment is estimated to stand at 73.4 million in 2013 (ILO 2013)  Between 2011 and 2020, more than 140 million girls will become child brides (UNFPA 2013)  Many adolescents living with HIV were born with the virus (UNICEF & UNAIDS 2011)  Globally, there are approximately 35 million adolescent and youth international migrants (UNICEF 2011)  11% of the world’s youth (15- 24 years old) are non-literate (UNESCO 2011)
  4. 4. Young People Potentials • Youth have the best understanding of the realities of their own lives. • Designing a youth policy involving young people themselves stands a much greater chance of success. • Youth participation encourages youth to become active members of a democratic society. • By involving and empowering youth through the decision making process, young people develop important skills and improve self-confidence. • Active and equal participation in decisions affecting their lives provides hope and dignity, fostering a better understanding of community issues and a sense.
  5. 5. Healt h • Aliansi Remaja Independen • CMM PKBI • Dance4Life • Indonesia • Genre BKKBN • Indonesian Youth Health Ambassador • Etc Educa tion • Youth Educatiors Sharing Network • Save Street Child • Indonesia Student and Youth Forum • Youth’s Act for Indonesia • Etc Leade rship • Youth Advisory Panel UNFPA • Global Citizen Corps • Indonesian Future Leaders • Ashoka Changemakers • Indonesia Youth Conference • Pamflet • Etc Enviro nment Etc What Young People has Done? • KOPHI • WALHI • Gerakan Indonesia Diet Kantong Plastik • Mangrove Action Project-Indonesia • Komunitas Sepeda Mamminasata • Makassar Berkebun • Rumah Hijau Denassa • Etc
  6. 6. Youth Actions to Make a Change
  7. 7. Youth Participation in Decision Making Process
  8. 8. Inequality Lack of Mutual Respect and Trust Weak Infrastructure The Cost Lack of Representation Poor Education and Training The Challenges for Involving Young People
  9. 9. Support Young People Government • Supportive Regulations • Education and Information • Effective Representation • Good Governance Society • Equity • Mutual Respect and Trust • Youth-Adult Partnership Media • Positive View about Young People • Accommodate Youth Voices • Watchdog
  10. 10. Thank You 0856-1686-257