Don't Discount the Informal
How can business, communities and government better support and leverage informal, temporary and alternative employment as part of the solution, not the problem?
The Brief for this challenge was dangerously close to diminishing informal and temporary employment by equating it with unemployment. For instance, saying the informally employed youth "have no rights" is inaccurate. I agree that permanent employment is preferable most of the time but this challenge should stay open to and aim to better understand and leverage informal part-time and alternative livelihoods. It is not very well understood but some emerging research is happening (eg: