Tuesday, 23 March 2010

Youth clubs undertake to fight social problems in unique style

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Joseph Mtebe

Young people play a critical role in efforts to resolve social problems affecting local communities, including human rights abuses and the HIV/Aids scourge, a youth conference recently held in Mwanza concluded.

Speakers at the conference organised by Plan International at the Nyanza Hall have said the government alone and a few private players cannot address the problems facing the majority of people in the country.

And Plan International is attempting to help the youth play a more critical role in tackling social problems. The global body has for years been assisting youth groups in Mwanza to reach out to their communities, to help address some of the social ills affecting communities in the region.

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