Youth unemployment increases in Slovenia

New austerity measures and lay-offs responsible for youth unemployment reaching 27 percent.

    Youth unemployment in Slovenia has reached 27 percent. 

    It is a top priority for the country's government, which will be hoping to push the issue at an upcoming EU summit in July.

    But, for many young people in the South European country, just getting one foot on the job ladder is a real challenge.

    Al Jazeera's Richard Martin reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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