Sex selection has the potential to skew future generations

This week, a report by medical ethicists concluded there was no justification for the UK’s current ban on sex selection of children born through IVF. But the authors should consider the psychological and physical impact of these decisions at the family, national and global level. If we begin to commodify such a natural phenomenon it could lead to dangerous results, with individuals and doctors deciding together what the “ideal” child could be.

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