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'No harm, no foul': A child's right to know their genetic parents

Cowden, Mhairi


In many countries, including Australia, governments have legislated against anonymous gamete donation. A recent Australian Senate inquiry has reinforced this position and has supported non-anonymous donation grounded in a child's right to know the identity of their genetic parents. This article will consider the main reasons for the existence of such a right and will argue that it must first be shown that there exists a right to know the nature of one's conception before a right to identifying...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family
DOI: 10.1093/lawfam/ebr021


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