Legalising in-vitro-fertilisation, which will give babies genetic material from mother, father and a female donor, is believed to help eliminate mitochondrial disease which affects arround 100 children each year.
More than 221 women and girls were raped in Tabit over 36 hours in October last year, a new report reveals. Since the attacks, the Sudanese government has blocked UN investigators from entering the town to try to prevent victims and witnesses from sharing information about the crimes.
Conservatives failed to strengthen the existing ban on gay marriage and adoption by same-sex couples. The referendum, which would have made it more difficult to change the legislation in the future, failed due to a low turnout of far less than the required minimum of 50 percent.