New reproductive and genetic technologies are providing people with the opportunity almost allover the world to have children. Variations in legislation across countries, however, are giving place to the phenomenon of cross-border reproductive care, where people cross international borders to access a variety of reproductive services fertility treatment, egg procurement, and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis. This raises a host of ethical concerns about whether women’s rights and needs are appropriately respected.
Speakers: DAISY DEOMAMPO, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology at Fordham University; LESLIE MORGAN STEINER, blogger, public speaker, and author of Baby Chase and Crazy Love, which was the subject of the first TED Talk by a domestic violence survivor; BRIAN ESSER, lawyer and practitioner, and panel moderator ANA LITA, Ph.D., Executive Director of Global Bioethics Initiative.
Wednesday | March 23, 2016
2:30 – 4:00 PM
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