Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transsexual and LGBTI youths face discrimination and are subjected to inequalities and exclusion.
This was the main message from the Assistant Minister for Youth and Sports, Iliesa Delana while officiating at the Northern Division Youth Conference.
Delana adds this has an impact on youths daily lives and the Ministry is determined to find ways and mechanisms to assist youths to evolve given the resources.
He said youths had their own challenges, and leaders were mandated to assist in finding solutions to these challenges.
Delana adds the National Youth Policy is currently under review, where youth development is paramount.
Youth representatives from all areas in the North are attending a three day conference which will ends on Thursday.