Shaping the agenda, youth march forward

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Shaping the agenda, youth march forward

International Youth Day 2014

Photo-UN Women/Marco Dormino

Today 1.8 billion adolescents make up the largest youth generation in history – and they are stirring nations and raising their voices! The challenges faced by young women and girls in particular are making headlines and spurring change around the world. As the UN marks International Youth Day on 12 August, throughout this month UN Women puts a spotlight on their struggles, strategies and achievements in a special In Focus package.

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Parliamentary and Presidential elections in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Photo: UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

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