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Summary of facts and figures on the participation of young people in politics based on 2020 figures. Learn about the IPU's work on youth empowerment.
This report is the fourth biennial IPU review of youth participation in national parliaments. It builds on the previous 2018 report by adding new data from the last two years, using age data from 148 parliamentary chambers, as well as other quantitative and qualitative data from 258 chambers.
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Summary of 2018 facts and figures on the participation of young people in politics. Learn about the IPU's work on youth empowerment.
This annual report provides the latest data and information on young people in parliament.
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Summary of 2015 facts and figures on the participation of young people in politics.
This report, based on information from 128 counties, raises the alarm on the significant under-representation of young people in the world’s parliaments. It offers 10 recommendations for action by parliaments, political parties and other relevant groups to engage more youth
Democracy depends on all voices in society being represented in parliament. Less than two per cent of MPs are below the age of 30. Youth engagement and participation in formal politics is critical to the future of democracy. This report
This handbook, a collaborative effort of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and UNICEF, addresses some of the key ways in which parliamentarians can guarantee that children's voices, concerns and interests find expression in and are taken into account by parliaments. It aims