We have brought together a range of publications, resources, websites, news
items and blogs on Ghana’s youth, migration and empowerment.
- Dako-Gyeke, M. (2016).
Exploring the migration intentions of Ghanaian youth: a qualitative study
Journal of International Migration and Integration, 17: 723-744.
- Esson, J. (2015).
You have to try your luck: male Ghanaian youth and the uncertainty of football migration
Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, 47: 1383-1397.
- Ile, I. and Sakyi Boadu, E. (2018).
The paradox of youth empowerment: Exploring youth intervention programme in Ghana
Cogent Social Sciences, 4 (1), 1528709
- Serbeh, R. and Prince Osei-Wusu Adjei, P. (2020).
Social networks and the geographies of young people’s migration: Evidence from independent child migration in Ghana
Journal of International Migration and Integration,21: 221-240.
- Setrana, M. (2021).
Choosing to stay: alternate migration decisions of Ghanaian youth
Social Inclusion, 9 (1), 247-256.
- Wrigley-Asante, C. (2014).
Accra turns around: female migrant traders and their empowerment experiences in Accra, Ghana
Multidisciplinary Journal of Gender Studies, 3(2), 341-367.
News and Websites on Ghana’s Youth, Migration and Empowerment
- African Renewal provides information on the major economic and development challenges facing Africa today.
Young Ghanaians risk all for “better” life | Africa Renewal
- The INCLUDE Platform was established to exchange knowledge and ideas on how to achieve better, and more evidence-based, inclusive development policies and practice in Africa. See their News & Blogs for latest News items on Ghana’s youth and migration:
‘The cake is in Accra’: urbanization and youth rural-urban migration in Ghana – INCLUDE Platform
- Dreams, needs & diversity: portraits of Ghana’s Youth – INCLUDE Platform
- National Youth Authority GhanaThe NYA supports the implementation of effective frontline youth empowerment practices,focusing on young people’s participation in socio-economic and political development.
- UN IOM Migration News for Ghana:10,000 Ghanaian Youth Learn about Pitfalls of Irregular Migration | International Organization for Migration (iom.int)
- Youth Connekt Ghana Aims to empower young people aged 15-35 years in Ghana through training and employment opportunities.
- The Youth Empowerment Synergy (YES-Ghana) promotes polices and initiatives that support young people in Ghana.
- Read Kojo’s migration story:
Through Kojo’s eyes: aspirations of a young Ghanaian migrant | EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (europa.eu)
- Kofi Kinaata sings No Place Like Home About Irregular Migration
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