The Social Development Department of the World Bank, in collaboration with the Government of Sierra Leone through the National Youth Commission, has revealed a study entitled: Justice or Inclusion: understanding the drivers of youth violence in Sierra Leone”.
The study, which started last year, proffered several recommendations geared towards curbing the spate of violence in the post-war countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia; and was launched yesterday at the Bank Complex, Kingtom, where stakeholders, especially youth organisations gathered to understand the content of the report and possibly use it as a tool in their quest to move the youth agenda forward.

While the study moves along with the objective of understanding the drivers of youth violence, it also laid emphasis on income generating activities as a way to mitigate violence through the support of donor communities, the government, NGOs and different income-generating programmes.