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Brac: 57% female, 42% male want government job

  • Published at 02:46 pm July 24th, 2019
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State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell speaks at a program titled 'Agent of Change Youth Survey 2018' at Lakeshore Hotel in Dhaka’s Gulshan area, on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Less educated and the poor prefer going abroad for a living

A new research has said 57% of educated female and 42% of educated male population in Bangladesh want a government job.

The research was conducted jointly by Brac, Brac Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD) and Brac University.

State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell published the survey result in a program titled "Agent of Change Youth Survey 2018" at Lakeshore Hotel in Dhaka’s Gulshan area, on Wednesday.

The research also said the population of less educated and the poor prefer going abroad for a living. 

“One-fifth of the country’s young population believes that their education will help them get a job,” the research added.

At the event, the state minister said: “The government has taken initiatives to create jobs for 30 million unemployed youth in Bangladesh.”