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Young girls in the slums of Kinyago have been victims of early marriage, bad education and for instance pressure on abortion. The youth is challenged by these problems and can often not cope with. Early marriage is a big problem.
Emily a peer educator of Kinyago tells that in most families boys are more favored than the girls. The girls feel discriminated and prefer leave home to live with their boyfriends. Drugs are another problem. Often the girls use it when having sex, not to get pregnant.
Jobless Youth in Kenya In Nairobi the capital of Kenya 70% of the population is youth and they are jobless. Youngsters try to find work at factories or train themselves to become automobile mechanic, but no job can be found.
Over and over again job seeking youngsters are turned down in their request for work. The elder people have no trust in the youth and refuse them. For the youngsters the economic situation is bad in Nairobi. They are so eager to find a job that some companies let them pay to get a job.