Christian Youth and Political Participation

Introduction Let me clarify from the outset what I mean by each of the two key concepts. By Christian youth, I mean any individual who is ‘born again’ in the sense that Jesus meant it in John 3 verse 3 and who is between the ages of 15 and 29. However, I also recognize that …

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Counselling for Youth Empowerment

The 39th Annual Conference of the Counselling Association of Nigeria (CASSON)[1] will be held in the ancient city of Benin from August 18-22, 2014 under the theme: Counselling for Youth Empowerment. The conference lists an array of noteworthy sub-themes such as: youth restiveness, sexual and reproductive health, employment and entrepreneurship, disabilities, ICTs, gender based violence …

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MDGs and beyond: What’s in a post 2015 agenda for youth?

The Millennium Development goals (MDGs), a set of goals and targets to halve global poverty by 2015 were endorsed in the year 2000. With less than three years to the deadline, the UN’s latest MDG report suggests some developing countries are unlikely to meet the goals (although some progress was recorded in poverty and gender …

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