The Promotion of Youth Work through Policies in the Context of South Africa

G.P. Baloyi


There is substantial evidence to support the premise that the promotion of youth work through national youth policies can be an effective tool in developing the rural communities in South Africa. The paper was conducted to promote youth work in rural areas. The aim of the study was to determine methods and support mechanisms to promote youth work and reach out to the youth in rural areas. A qualitative research approach was adopted to explore some of the challenges faced by the youth structures in rural areas. A sample of participants was randomly selected to participate in this study. The paper proposes a number of methods to assist and promote youth work in order to develop the rural communities.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n20p1063

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