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UN Theme Group on Young People Action Brief

 

There are 1.14 million young people in Palestine. Youth make up 22% of the population in the Gaza Strip and 23% in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. The recent hostilities in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and East Jerusalem and the 11 day bombardment of the Gaza Strip has affected them deeply. Among the total number of Palestinian casualties, over half were between 10 and 29 years old. Among the injured, the number is much higher.
 

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