Defining Youth

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Youth is a period of transition from childhood and dependency to adulthood and independence.
Of course rightly from the discussion paper, there is no universally agreed age definition for youth but one key feature is that at this age, the person experiences challenges of transition eg the person was in school and is now looking for a job; the person was under parental care and finds him/herself as the parent.
Youths are dynamic in the following ways:
1. They are in a transition period and are open to learning and new discoveries
2. Youths have energy to better their lives and this stage is marked by a lot of effort to develop oneself

Marcosmburu (talk)16:36, 4 April 2011