Spain extends free IVF treatment to single women and LGBT+ community

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11/5/21

Spain has extended the availability of free IVF treatment to single women and the LGBT+ community. Health minister Carolina Darias signed an order on Friday granting more women access to medically assisted reproduction in Spain’s public health system. The measure had long been demanded by LGBT+ rights groups that represent lesbian, bisexual, and trans people. The move is also part of the Socialist-led Spanish government’s drive for equality, which has also seen a record number of women appointed to the Cabinet.

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