Gloomy job prospects for French youth

Youths in Calais, where one in three young are unemployed, complain of few chances to prove themselves on labour market.

    Youth unemployment is one of the most intractable economic problems in France.

    Competition for jobs is fierce, and the unemployed complain that they are not getting chances to prove themselves on the labour market.

    Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports from Calais, one of the most economically depressed cities in the country.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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