Monthly Archives: June 2022
Canada can respond to U.S. bans by improving access to abortion care
June 29, 2022 · by impact ethics · in Canada, Canadian Bioethics, Community, Global solidarity, Law & Policy, Public Health, Reproduction, Sexual Health, Social Justice, women · Leave a comment
Martha Paynter outlines the abortion access situation in Canada and shows how it can be improved.
Elective Egg Freezing: Should it Be Publicly Funded?
June 27, 2022 · by impact ethics · in Assisted Reproduction, Canada, Fertility Preservation, Genetic Technologies, International Healthcare, Law & Policy, Medical Tourism, Reproduction, Sexuality, Social Justice
Zoë Walwyn and Katie Hammond evaluate the Ontario Liberal Party’s inclusion of funded elective egg freezing in their platform for the June 2022 election.
Responding to Indigenous Women’s Stories of Reproductive Coercion
June 20, 2022 · by impact ethics · in Assisted Reproduction, Canadian Bioethics, Fertility Preservation, Genetic Technologies, Health Research, Inclusivity, Indigenous Health, Law & Policy, LGBTQI, Queer Studies, Sexual Health, Social Justice, women · Leave a comment
Holly McKenzie and her colleagues argue for broader public conversations and institutional responses to reproductive coercion.
How to Think Better About Intersex Pediatric Surgery
June 14, 2022 · by impact ethics · in Assisted Reproduction, Community, Fertility Preservation, Law & Policy, LGBTQ2, LGBTQI, Paediatric, Patient-Oriented Research, Privacy and Trust, Queer Studies, Sexual Health, Sexuality, Social Justice, vulnerability
Rashad Rehman calls for the bioethical community to help contribute conceptual clarity to the debate about the ethics of intersex pediatric surgery.
Turning Human Rights Upside Down with Advance Requests for MAID
June 8, 2022 · by impact ethics · in Canada, Canadian Bioethics, Clinical Ethics, Community, Death & Assisted Dying, Death and Dying, Human Rights, Law & Policy, MAiD, Mental Health, physician-assisted dying, vulnerability
Trudo Lemmens shows how proposals to expand advance requests for medical assistance in dying (MAID) ignore the Supreme Court’s restraint reflected in the Carter decision and reverse constitutional and human rights norms.