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close this bookThe Reintegration of War-Affected Youth: The Experience of Mozambique (ILO, 1997, 52 p.)
close this folder5. Recommendations
close this folder5.2. Implementation of skills training programmes for war-affected youth
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5.2.1. Selection of beneficiaries

(f) As programmes of reintegration assistance and vocational training are not available in unlimited quantities, preference in the selection of beneficiaries should be given to those most likely to benefit from such programmes over the long term. This is particularly important in the case of training intended to lead to self-employment because of the intrinsic difficulty of successful and sustained self-employment in a post-conflict society.

(g) In particular, individuals that are clearly severely traumatized by their experiences during the war are unlikely to finish a training course. If refused a place on a training programme, however, referral for appropriate psychosocial assistance should be automatic, otherwise a feeling of exclusion or stigmatization may be reinforced.