France IVF access: Protests feared over law change

The new law also covers other controversial issues such as stem cell research and some conservative groups worry it could be expanded in the future.


    Conservative and religious groups are expected to protest in Paris on Sunday against the French government's plan to open up access to in vitro fertilization (IVF) to single and homosexual women.

    Under French law, only women in a heterosexual couple can access medically-assisted reproductive treatment.

    If the new law is passed, it would bring France in line with other European countries.

    Al Jazeera's Natacha Butler reports from Paris.


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