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Unwed mothers on the rise

In traditionally Catholic Slovakia, every fifth child is born out of wedlock, say sociologists, attributing the fact to the growing resistance of young couples to officially confirm their union by marriage.

Compiled by Martina Pisárová from press reports.
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