Defusing South Asia's Demographic Time Bomb

When we're young, we dream about what we want to be when we grow up. But for many young people today, ineffective governments have shattered their dreams before their professional lives can begin. The psychological toll of squandered young potential is immeasurable. In certain Middle Eastern and North African countries, frustrated unemployed youths continue to take to the streets to protest, partly because of the lack of job opportunity provided by their governments. Could such youth-driven civil unrest also occur in politically ineffective countries in South Asia?

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