The population of Russia is steadily declining. The latest data of the chamber of accounts did not add optimism in this issue: September 1, 2019 number of our fellow citizens amounted to $ 146.7 million people, that is, from the beginning of the year decreased by 52,5 thousand people. And the natural population decline in January–August this year were almost 30% more than in the same period. And even migration gain compensates for the natural loss of only 76%.
In such a situation comes to the fore the task of raising the social status of the family and marriage, because the family is the condition and stimulus of bringing children into the world. This issue was dedicated to the VII international forum of the program «Sanctity of motherhood», which was held in Belgrade in early November.