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UN Calls for More Investment in Youths

Nations could greatly improve their development prospects by investing in their young, this year’s State of the World Population report argues. Conversely, it says countries that dismiss their young as unimportant do so at their peril.    The UNFPA report, released Tuesday, contends countries will reap immense benefits – a so-called "demographic dividend" – if they invest heavily in young peoples’ education, skills and health, including sexual and reproductive...

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