Youth Work

The right priority

Compared with the estimated 51,300 young people aged between 15 and 24 who are unemployed, the 10,000 to benefit from the $400 million youth work experience and training scheme announced in the Budget on Wednesday constitute but a fraction.

Friday, 8 March, 2002, 12:00am

A taste of foreign culture

Two groups of young people who visited Britain and Germany for three weeks have returned with a wider perspective of the world.

The youths, aged between 18 and 24, were selected from more than 100 candidates for the trips in the summer under the International Youth Exchange Programme.

11 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Protecting youth poses challenge

KEEPING young people away from undesirable influences is a tremendous challenge, say groups concerned with the welfare of Hong Kong youth.

Protecting youths from dangerous drugs, gambling, exploitation for monetary gain and sexual maltreatment is very hard work, said Eric Li Ka-cheung.

24 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Youth dream bears fruit

IT WILL be every young person's dream: an 8,171-square-metre village that will offer integrated counselling and family services, as well as outdoor and cultural activities to an estimated 100,000 youths each year.

5 Dec 1993 - 12:00am