Youth Inclusion in Transitional Policy in Africa: Youth Contribute to Shaping the Way Forward

Including youth in the design and implementation of transitional justice (TJ) is now being recognised as a key priority that has been long neglected. Such inclusion and participation would strengthen the value of transitional justice initiatives for society and make them more responsive to youth priorities and perspectives. This policy brief draws on the voices of youth in four African countries to guide the debate about how youth can be involved in transitional justice policy development and provide recommendations on taking this forward.