Tuesday 23 January 2018

Rights of children conceived through artificial means must be protected as well

Rights of children conceived through artificial means must be protected as well
Rights of children conceived through artificial means must be protected as well

Joanna Rose

It's an important time for Ireland. The country has published a bill that plans to legalise and regulate assisted human reproduction through sperm and egg donation.

As a person conceived through anonymous sperm donation, I know the gravity of what is involved.

I know first-hand what it's like to grow up with a dawning realisation that my needs and interests had been overlooked by those responsible for creating me.

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