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Constitution of the Hellenic Republic


Article 21 (1). The family, being the cornerstone of the preservation and the advancement of the Nation, as well as marriage, motherhood and childhood, shall be under the protection of the State. (2). Families with many children, disabled war and peace-time veterans, war victims, widows
and orphans, as well as persons suffering from incurable bodily or mental ailments are entitled to the special care of the State. [...]