Mothers are recognised in Hungary

According to eight out of ten Hungarians, mothers hold the families together and play the biggest role in raising children – turned out from the survey of the Mária Kopp Institute for Demography and Families (KINCS). The majority of responding adults are grateful to their mothers for raising them. According to nearly three quarters of them, mothers are valued in Hungary today. Most of them believe that family policy should be based on mothers.


The welfare and protection of children is our shared responsibility: KINCS Minutes – About child welfare measures

For Hungary, every Hungarian child is a tresure, and the welfare and protection of children is our common cause and responsibility.

Since 2010, the government has taken a number of steps in favour of nearly 2 million children. The balanced education of children is supported by child welfare measures such as crèche development, compulsory kindergarten from the age of three, free or discounted meals for children, free textbooks in primary schools, in secondary schools and in vocational training, or Erzsébet Camps.


Family measures are supporting Roma families in moving forward

Every year on 8th April we celebrate International Roma Day. On this day, in 1971, the First World Roma Congress was held, where delegates decided to call the ethnic group itself Roma. Since 1990, the international community has been celebrated to what and to whom Roma should be proud of. Throughout the history, there has been many Roma athletes, actors, musicians and war heroes who were honoured to be Hungarians and we can be proud of many Roma role models of the present as well.


Hungarians stand up for family-friendly governance

The majority of Hungarians are satisfied with the family-friendly policy of the last 12 years and support it’s continuation in the future, according to the representative research of the Maria Kopp Institute for Demography and Families (KINCS). For more than a decade, the government has been continuously expanding the family support system and providing unprecedented assistance to families. According to the survey conducted in late February and early March, all of the most important family-friendly measures contribute to improving the financial situation of families.


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