Despite conservative social norms that mean girls can wed as young as 14, drop-out rates are declining.
Country has long had low spending on healthcare, leading to huge pressure on ordinary citizens.
Authorities are taking measures to address high infertility rate and address demographic challenges.
Proposal would see soldiers allowed to make a hefty payment to the state so as to drastically reduce the time they serve.
Thousands of places remain vacant as students fail entry tests due to low quality education and fewer applicants.
For the first time since 1998, deaths outnumber births, escalating the country’s demographic crisis.
Business and private individuals hope to escape the consequences of Russia’s attack on Ukraine.