Gender-sensitive Family Policies as a Way to Address Low Fertility in Eastern Europe

No. of pages: 12

Publication date: October 2018

Author: Anna Matysiak, Wittgenstein Centre (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU)

This paper commissioned by UNFPA EECARO looks at demographic developments in the region, examines the effectiveness of some efforts to change low fertility rates, and proposes the creation of policy packages that create choice and support young adults as a better way to address declining populations.