Italian birth rates set to fall further

The low Italian birth rate is certainly on the government’s radar: the president, Sergio Mattarella, said early in 2020 that the country’s falling birth rate is an existential problem. There is now one Italian child for every five Italians over the age of 65. As sociologist Giorgia Serughetti argues “The other problem is that the country gets old, as fewer young people mean less energy and ideas”.

Read More

Voluntary Assisted Dying legislation impacts us all

Voluntary assisted dying sounds like a description of what should be occurring in normal medical practice: clinicians recognising those who are dying and then assisting them to live comfortably until they die. Such medical practice is currently the domain of palliative care, which can, and does, deliver relief of pain and suffering for those who consent to receive it.

Read More
Loading

 

About World Family News

The latest news on all things impacting the family – that’s the the mission of WorldFamilyNews.  No need to scour all the other news sites to find out what’s going on – just come directly here. WorldFamilyNews scours news sources for the most relevant articles and daily postings to keep you informed of the current social and cultural issues.  WorldFamilyNews is the news you need to know.


About United Families International

Founded in 1978, United Families International is a non-governmental organization with United Nations Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). As such, UFI is an active and effective voice for the family on the international level. UFI’s mission is to strengthen and defend: marriage, the family as the foundational unit of society, the rights of parents, the sanctity of life, and religious liberty. We are all volunteers – ordinary citizens who believe that strong families make strong societies. Learn more at www.unitedfamilies.org.

Contact Us

Have a news story, comment, or suggestion? We want to hear it!