• Mr. Vinay Trivedi
  • Dr. Vipul Patel Gujarat University




Empowerment, Youth


This abstract explores the imperative of empowering youth as a pivotal strategy for establishing a robust foundation for the future. In an ever-evolving global landscape characterized by technological advancements, shifting socioeconomic dynamics, and complex challenges, the role of youth in shaping and driving positive change cannot be understated. This abstract delves into various dimensions of empowering youth, encompassing education, skill development, civic engagement, and mental well-being.

The abstract underscores the significance of education as a cornerstone of youth empowerment, emphasizing the need for innovative and inclusive educational approaches that equip young individuals with adaptable skills, critical thinking abilities, and digital literacy. By addressing the unique needs and aspirations of young people, societies can foster an environment that nurtures creativity, problem-solving, and lifelong learning.

Furthermore, the abstract discusses the pivotal role of skill development in enhancing youth empowerment, particularly in the context of a rapidly evolving job market. Initiatives that provide training in emerging fields, entrepreneurship, and vocational skills can equip youth with the tools they need to navigate a competitive landscape and contribute meaningfully to economic growth.

Civic engagement emerges as another essential facet of youth empowerment, as young voices are catalysts for social change and progress. Encouraging active participation in community development, policy discussions, and advocacy empowers youth to shape the direction of their societies, fostering a sense of ownership and responsibility.

The abstract also addresses the critical importance of prioritizing youth mental well-being. With rising stressors and uncertainties, creating supportive environments that address mental health challenges is imperative. By offering accessible mental health services, promoting resilience, and reducing stigma, societies can ensure that the youth are equipped to handle the complexities of the modern world.

Ultimately, this abstract underscores the symbiotic relationship between empowering youth and building a strong foundation for tomorrow. By investing in their education, skills, engagement, and well-being, societies can harness the untapped potential of youth to drive sustainable development, innovation, and positive societal transformation. Through comprehensive and strategic efforts, empowering youth becomes not only an ethical imperative but a pragmatic strategy for shaping a prosperous and resilient future.


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How to Cite

Trivedi, V., & Patel, V. (2023). EMPOWERING YOUTH: BUILDING A STRONG FOUNDATION FOR TOMORROW. VIDYA - A JOURNAL OF GUJARAT UNIVERSITY, 2(2), 118–120. https://doi.org/10.47413/vidya.v2i2.218