HUNGARY for marriage

Read Harry’s May newsletter here Hungary’s marriage rates have soared 72% in five years since 2014. I interviewed Hungary’s families minister Katalin Novak to

Read Harry’s May newsletter here

Hungary’s marriage rates have soared 72% in five years since 2014. I interviewed Hungary’s families minister Katalin Novak to find out why. It’s not just financial incentives, she says. It’s public support for marriage.

Also in our May newsletter

  • The Sewell Report on racism quite rightly says we should not stigmatise lone parents. But nor should we turn a blind eye to the impact of family breakdown on the life chances of children. Alas by failing to identify the drivers of family breakdown, the report does exactly that.
  • Lone parent families are down to levels not seen since the 1990s. The reason, as I write in my blog for the Institute for Family Studies, is that falling divorce rates offset the relative instability of cohabitees.
  • Marriage Week is just a few days away, running from 10-16 May. This year is all about the essential pared-back ‘Naked Marriage’. Read more about it on the Marriage Week website
  • Relationship Hub @RHubTV youtube channel launches on 7 May with authentic stories of successful relationships. Watch it here

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