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New Court Ruling Challenges IVF Ban in Costa Rica

By Rimah Jaber
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is a standard procedure in several countries around the world. However, since 2000, IVF has been banned in Costa Rica despite an order to lift it by an international court. The country’s legislature and courts continue to delay the process after four years.
Although the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) ruled that countries lacking access to IVF violate people’s “right to private and family life” in 2012, Costa …

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