UNFPA Sri Lanka

REPORTS

Investing in the Demographic Dividend: Successes, Challenges, and Way Forward for Sri Lanka

By UNFPA and IPS
Author: UNFPA and IPS
No. of pages: 40
Available languages: English
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This policy brief explains the results of the investments made during the first phase of Sri Lanka's demographic dividend in several areas; health, education, infrastructure, and employment. At the same time, it also stresses the requirement of further investments for youth and women in order to sustain strong economic development. Finally, this report is suggesting measures for the post-demographic dividend phase in Sri Lanka.