Reproduction without pregnancy: would it really emancipate women?
It may sound far-fetched, but a breakthrough in Israel has brought us a step closer to creating artificial wombs for humans
One worry is will women be allowed to have abortions – in the sense of killing, rather than removing the foetus, which is the true meaning – is removal can be done into an artificial womb?
Seems a little odd.
But the bigger mistake is to think that artificial pregnancy would free women from childcare. Not really, no, because we’ve a few million years of evolution pushing that idea. It might even, if we want to say so, not be necessary that women be the ones who do this. But we’re still built as a species that women are more disposed to than men…..