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Unemployment at crisis point in East Timor

By Hélène Hofman

The United Nations’ International Labour Organization, ILO, has warned that the world is facing a crisis in youth unemployment. In a recently-released report, it says that 13 per cent of young people around the world are out of work, and estimates that 6 million are so frustrated by the situation that they’ve stopped looking for jobs. But, the situation in some countries is worse than others. In East Timor, over half of the youth are unemployed

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