Gender Selection

Any manoeuvre intended to increase the likelihood of giving birth to a child of a chosen sex
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Gender selection technnologies are of increasing interest to an elite class that filters issues through a paradigm of choice and access.
Coverage includes the developmental anatomy of reproductive organs; histology, cellular and molecular biology of reproductive organs; comparative reproductive physiology of domestic animals; transgenic animals; gender selection in mammalian semen and preimplantation embryos; artificial insemination; embryo transfer and in vitro fertilization; comparative cryobiology of preimplantation embryos; animal cloning; comparative placentation; pregnancy diagnostics in domestic animals; and ultra-sonography in small ruminant reproduction.
Mr Hunt said that abortion on the grounds of gender selection was "against the law and completely unacceptable" and had written to Attorney General Dominic Grieve about the decision.
But without a national law addressing this field of medicine, ethical and legal dilemmas -- like gender selection and regulating sperm and egg donation -- are left up to the physicians' and patients' disposal.
One would ban abortions performed solely for the purpose of gender selection or due to genetic abnormalities the other would ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat could be detected.
He also signed a law that makes it illegal to abort a foetus because of genetic defects such as Down's syndrome or based on gender selection.
Its website says: "In addition to our egg donation service the UKCFA is also a recognised PGD clinic for any indication including 'family balancing', and sex selection services, sometimes known as gender selection services.
CAIRO: Some consider it medical progress, but baby gender selection in conservative Egypt has caused a stir among traditionalists who see it as an affront to ethics and have lashed out at clinics offering the service.
In the occupied areas, however, the procedure can be completed for e1/47,000, and one clinic, 'North Cyprus IVF', even advertises its gender selection services online to medical tourists.
Between 1988 and this year, pro-life United Methodists had succeeded in adding numerous improvements to their denomination's official statement on abortion, such as opposing abortion chosen for reasons of birth control or gender selection, opposing partial-birth abortions, and recognizing the reality of post-abortion stress.
of gender selection of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) babies based on medical
com)-- The Silverman Method for gender selection is the innovative technique that involves In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD), created by Dr.