Youth unemployment and underemployment are critical issues in Uganda. Research suggests that as much of 80% of youth living in the north are either unemployed or unemployable in the formal sector as a result of low-qualification levels.
Drawing on work previously published by SLRC on the livelihoods of youth in northern Uganda, this briefing situates the challenges facing young people searching for work within the country’s slow and uneven post-war recovery process.
Key findings include:
Read the background studies here: