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In Mexico, there are currently 37, 504, 392 young people between 12 and 29 years of age. Young people represent 31.4% of Mexico's total population. The distribution among young men and women is very similar, 49.4% in men and 50.6% in women (Gobierno de México, 2016). The lack of importance given to the strategic role of young people in the development of the country explains the political disinterest of Mexican youth and helps to understand its consequences in their future.
The price that most young people are paying is very high because of the consequences of government policies, or rather the absence of them, are segregation, discrimination, marginalization and disenchantment by the country and its public institutions. In fewer words, Youth's
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These young people have been witnesses and victims of the corruption, impunity, arbitrariness and other hurdles that hinder the functioning of public institutions. These are the youth who hear talking about a rule of law, but they know is a lie. They listen daily to promises, but their experience tells them that their condition has not changed. In conclusion, the economy has not given them what they need, nor has politics or "pseudo-democracy" given it what …show more content…
If the material situation of young people is not reversed, if the prestige of politics and security conditions continue to fall, then the effects will be felt with greater negativity in the perception of young people, but especially about their future behavior. In a country with as many setbacks as Mexico, the active participation of young people in all aspects of politics (voting, being voted, participating in their neighborhood committees, military in parties, among others) is a priority that must be promoted and for which it is worthwhile that all Mexican social sectors work

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