The Good Guys in Greece

January 10, 2022

“We give hope for the future, one child at a time.”

So reads the masthead of HOPEgenesis, a Greek NGO that “aspires to reverse the trend of declining birth rates in Greece.”

Thank goodness someone has stepped up to take on the fertility collapse in that benighted country, where the population of 10.7 million is expected to decline by one third in the next 30 years. The current fertility rate is almost 1.3, which is 38 percent below the 2.1 replacement level. Greece last had replacement-level fertility in the early 1980s. It has steadily declined ever since.

The Greek economy is a basket case, as Shannon and Marcus Roberts have previously informed MercatorNet readers (here and here).

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