Lessons from Latin America: A commentary of Florencia Luna, "Challenges for assisted reproduction and secondary infertility in Latin America"

International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 7 (1):28-34 (2014)
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Florencia Luna begins her essay, “Challenges for Assisted Reproduction and Secondary Infertility in Latin America,” by saying: “I want to explore a new way to think about Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) in the Latin American context.” I think she clearly achieves that objective. I want to suggest that she does more than this, however. In addition to revealing how traditional depictions of infertility in the United States and Europe are anachronistic for Latin America, her analysis offers feminist bioethicists in the United States the opportunity to revisit our own assumptions about infertility and improve our work as a result.Luna states early in her essay that her analysis will center on secondary ..



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