YOUTH RESILIENCE & PEACEBUILDING MANUAL: First Edition
There is no doubt that young people across Zimbabwe can play a critical role in, economic social, and political
development at a national level. A close examination of Zimbabwe’s history will reveal that young people
have been active as agents of social change since the struggle for Independence. However, over time, young
people in Zimbabwe have become increasingly exploited as a vehicle for violence by diverse political actors regardless of race, party or ideology.