Youth unemployment rising; hundreds of millions working below poverty line – UN

The global number of unemployed youth aged 15 to 24 rose by nearly 15 per cent over the past decade, more than 300 million others, about 25 per cent of the youth population, were living below the $2 per day poverty line, and at least 400 million jobs are needed to solve the problem, according to a new report by the UN labour agency.