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The youth vote: No jobs, no money, still hopeful?

May 02, 2013

Jibran Nasir and Mohammad Yousuf.
Jibran Nasir and Mohammad Yousuf.

Almost 20 per cent of Pakistan's registered voters fall under the category of the youth (18-25). Out this number 10, 548, 648 are male while 6,336,454 are female.

Part four of “Voters’ Voice” focuses on the issues that the youth of Pakistan face and what they expect from the next government.

Part I of Voters’ Voice: Security

Part II of Voters’ Voice: Women

Part III of Voters' Voice: Minorities

Jibran Nasir and Muhammad Yousuf are both 26 and they are both running as independent candidates from Karachi’s PS-113 constituency. Yousuf has been involved in the Pakistan Youth Forum for a few years now, while Nasir is a lawyer who has just started working. This will be the first elections both men will contest in; watch the video to hear their views of the two budding politicians on the youth of Pakistan.

The two candidates of PS 113

Word on the street: The youth vote