French protests slam change of law over IVF access

Final parliamentary approval is needed to end the restriction on in-vitro fertilisation treatment (IVF), only for women in a heterosexual relationship.

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    There have been protests in the French capital, Paris, against a change in the law allowing single and lesbian women to get fertility treatment.

    Final parliamentary approval is needed to end the restriction on in-vitro fertilisation treatment, or IVF, only for women in a heterosexual relationship.

    Conservative and Catholic groups in France say medically assisted reproductive treatment deprives children of a natural father.

    Al Jazeera's Natacha Butler reports from Paris.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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