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March 24, 2023

Is Moldova ready to embrace an unmarried, childfree president? | Europe’s baby bust – video

Moldova’s recent presidential election ended up being a referendum on one of Europe’s most pressing questions. With birth rates in steep decline and much of its remaining population leaving the country, the incumbent president, Igor Dodon, was desperately trying to reinstate faith in the traditional family structure and religious values. His opponent, Maia Sandu, was a 48-year-old unmarried woman with no children. But was the country ready for her? In this episode of Europe’s baby bust, Leah Green and Ekaterina Ochagavia joined the campaign trail to find out

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