Youth and Politics in Southeast Asia

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This document is the Introductory chapter of the book named 'Go! : young progressives in Southeast Asia'. The book is a compilation of country papers with the theme 'Political Participation and Young People in Southeast Asia'. By this book, the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Philippine Office wants to draw attention to the ideals, visions and opinions of the young generation and the importance of political participation of young people. The publication is part of a project that builds up a network among progressive young people in Southeast Asia. It portrays the difficulties and challenges young people in five Southeast Asian countries face as they pursue and reinforce areas for political participation in their respective countries, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand.


Djorina Velasco

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