Politicians brace for protests over plan to end discrimination over fertility treatmentsThe French parliament on Tuesday begin a heated debate over Emmanuel Macron’s first major social reform: a law to end discrimination over women’s reproductive rights by allowing lesbian couples and single women access to medically assisted procreation, such as IVF and sperm donation.“This is about what society we want to live in and offer future generations,” said the health minister, Agnès Buzyn. “It is about reflecting France as it is today and all French people in their great diversity…Same-sex parents and single parents exist today, that’s a fact, it would be hypocritical not to see them and not to recognise them [in law].” Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/24/france-debates-law-lesbians-single-women-ivf
Author : Angelique Chrisafis in Paris
Publish date : 2019-09-24 16:11:11
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