How 'Youth Bulges' Are Reshaping Pakistan and Afghanistan

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Media Outlet: Asia Society

AliKhan says that harnessing the power of youth is still an underutilized strategy in the region. “In our part of the world and most of Asia, there’s a very hierarchal system where younger people are always told by older people that you’re a young person and don’t know what you’re talking about,” he said. “Instead of mentors grooming them and providing opportunities, they stifle them.”

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Faiysal AliKhan is a fellow in New America's International Security program. AliKhan is the co-founder and CEO of the Foundation for Integrated Development Action, a non-profit organization in Pakistan.