Spain Offers Free Fertility Treatment for Lesbians and Single Women

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07/08/2018

Spain’s new Socialist government has agreed to offer free reproductive treatment to lesbians and single women on Friday, restoring a benefit cancelled by the conservative administration it toppled in June. The announcement rounded off a string of social measures made during Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s first month in power. The austerity-minded government of former premier Mariano Rajoy took away free fertility treatment for those groups in 2014. “Today the misogyny is over,” state secretary for equality Soledad Murillo tweeted.

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