Introduction; Mora Mclean1. Education for All: The Case of Out of School Migrants in Ghana; Daniel Kyereko2. Irregular Migration as Survival Strategy: Narratives from Vulnerable Youth in Urban Nigeria; Lanre Olusegun Ikuteyijo3. Untold Stories: Newark's Burgeoning West African Population and the In-School Experiences of African Immigrant Youth; Michael Simmons and Mahako Etta4. Police-Youth Relations: On the Ground Perspectives from Nigeria's Federal Capital; Samuel Oluwole Ojewale5. "To become somebody in the future" Exploring the Content of Youth Aspirations in Urban Nigeria; Dabesaki Mac-Ikemenjima6. Someone has to tell these children: You can be as good as anybody ; Cecilia Fiaka7. The Limits of Individual Level Factors for Girls Achievement in Ghana and South Africa; Sally A. Nuamah8. Youth Employment and Labour Market Vulnerability in Ghana: Aggregate Trends and Determinants; Adedeji Adeniran, Adekunle Yusuf, and Joseph Ishaku9. The Role of "eTrash2Cash" in Curbing the Menace of "Almajiri" Vulnerability in Nigeria through Waste Management Social Micro-entrepreneurship; Alh. Muhammad Salisu Abdullahi10. Burden, Drivers, and Impacts of Poor Mental Health in Young People of West and Central Africa: Implications for Research and Programming; Kenneth Juma, Frederick Wekesah, Boniface Ushie, Caroline W. Kabiru, and Chimaraoke Izugbara.
About the Author
Mora L. McLean is a researcher, writer, part-time university lecturer, and President Emerita of the Africa-America Institute (AAI). As a Senior Fellow with the Cornwall Center at Rutgers University-Newark, she was principal investigator for the Ford Foundation-supported 2017 Forum on West African Youth Learning and Opportunity Pathways. Her published essays include "What about the reciprocity? Pan-Africanism and the promise of global development," in M.O. Okome & O. Vaughan's Transnational Africa and Globalization (Palgrave, 2012).