The youths are usually considered as the backbone of every society or nation. Youth have the potential of changing the future of a society. This can either be through their well being or through the courageousness. To have youth in a country is one thing. However, it is more significant if such youths are empowered. The term empowerment may be defined as a way of encouraging a person.
The process or the means through which the young people are assisted in various aspects of their lives is what is referred to as youth empowerment. People tend to have a believe that it is only the government that can empower the youths. As a person you may, however, empower on or two youths who may be around you.
There are numerous benefits that comes by empowering the youths. By empowering the youths, a society or a nation will get to enjoy such benefits that comes with the youth empowerment. By participating in youth empowerment, a nation is able to secure it future. When the timing is appropriate, it is the youths of today who will take up various positions of leadership in the country. Some of the youths today are the ones will become tomorrow’s leaders. As time goes by, today’s leaders, will have to step down. This may be necessitated by old age, laws, regulations and so on. Such positions will need replacement. Such positions in leadership will be taken up by the present youths.
Various organizations will also needs leaders who are accountable. The best time to nurture such future ready leaders is while they are youths. So that the youths can be ready and suitable to take the leadership of the organizations in the future, the will need to be empowered now.
With youth empowerment, any society becomes a good place to live in. By assisting the youths in their life, you give them a chance to participate in the economic activities of a society or the nation. You may, for example, empower the youths through their education, economic activities and so on. When the youths are empowered, they will have every reason to stand with their societies.
Every society or a community has a basic unit which is the family. Through the youth empowerment, the youths become more responsible. As a result, they will be more supportive to their families. They themselves will also be responsible enough to start their own families. This then assures the future of the society through continuity. The nation in general will also benefit from the same.