Pressure to procreate: inside Hungary’s baby drive | Europe's Baby Bust

Published on Feb 28, 2021
Hungary has one of the lowest birthrates in Europe, and prime minister Viktor Orbán is spending significant money trying to convince young people to have babies. In the second episode of Europe's Baby Bust, Leah Green and Ekaterina Ochagavia visit Budapest, and meet three women of similar age and with very different outlooks on the country’s drive to procreate. Is there undue pressure or does Orbán's plan merely support future parents?

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