Adolescents in the SDG-era - Highlights from research in Guinea-Bissau

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The presentation is by Jónína Einarsdóttir, University of Iceland.

In in sub-Saharan Africa adolescents are a fast-growing age group; those aged 10-19 years are almost a quarter of the population. The Sustainable Development Goals 2016-2030 call attention to the importance of adolescents to thrive for socioeconomic development. In this talk, Jónína Einarsdóttir, Professor of Anthropology and Head of the Faculty of Sociology, Anthropology and Folkloristics at the University of Iceland, will briefly discuss youth studies and give examples of on-going research among adolescents in Guinea-Bissau, based on quantitative and qualitative methods.

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