Applications are now open for the Youth2Youth Flagship Research Competition 2019. The Youth2Youth Flagship Network for Social Change aims to establish a virtual and physical space for exploring innovative ways of addressing issues affecting the Youth, a target beneficiary of VOICE.
Moreover, the essay competition, put together for undergraduates in tertiary institutions in Enugu State and the FCT is organized as part of VOICE Innovation Lab: Youth2Youth Flagship for Social Change initiative to promote creative writing and reading culture among youth in Nigeria to highlight and address challenges faced by Nigeria Youth and encourage active citizenship. Further, the essay competition aims to advance theory and extend knowledge of the root causes and dynamics of youth marginalization. As well as on the variety of collective responses provided by young people to deal with existing socio-political economy constraints.
Further, Findings to be published to foster policy advocacy for change. The research will adopt an interdisciplinary and gender-sensitive approach to analyze the diverse levels of marginalization of young people in the development processes in Nigeria. Also, the data will be capture by combining qualitative and quantitative methods. Intense in-depth analysis of various kinds of public documents, academic studies and interviews with relevant stakeholders and key informants to investigate the factors of youth marginalization