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Egypt's youth struggle with unemployment and poverty

17 August 2012 Last updated at 16:44 BST

Many young Egyptians protested against the Mubarak regime in the 2011 uprising under the slogan "For Dignity, Democracy and Social Justice".

But with nearly one in four Egyptians between the ages of 18 and 29 unemployed - and just over half all young Egyptians classified as living in poverty according to Egypt's Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics - many of them think they still have a long way to go.

Marwa Amer reports.