France considers extending medically assisted procreation to lesbian couples, single women

The French ministers for health, justice and research are to present on Wednesday the government’s proposed bioethics legislation, which includes provisions for extending medically assisted fertility techniques to all women, including lesbian couples and single women. Written by Radio France Internationale New bioethics laws must be passed every seven years, and this one will include…

Tamil Nadu bans sex reassignment surgeries on intersex infants, children

Government Order follows a High Court directive against imposing parents’ will on children. Written by Mohamed Imranullah S., The Hindu In a major decision propelled by a Madras High Court order, the State government has banned performance of sex reassignment surgeries on intersex infants and children, except to overcome life-threatening situations. The decision has come…