International Convention Against the Reproductive Cloning of Human Rights

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International Convention Against the Reproductive Cloning of Human Rights

Every human being born has the right to life in all its perspectives, every human being is equal to all others without distinct in racial, social, political, economical and religious status. As we open the possibility of a generation with a pre-chosen genetic heritage to be consequently used as objects to be used for further scientific development violates the principle of human rights and the basis of social relationships, depriving humans of equality, justice, freedom and liberty.

Each and every born child has the right to survival, the right to develop to the fullest, the right to the protection from harmful influences, abuse and exploitation, and the right to participate fully in family, cultural and social life, ( In opening the possibility of a generation unrecognized as men and woman, who lack the enjoyment of paternal, maternal and relative relationships deprives the child to participate, to be loved and cared fully in a family of cultural and social life.

The act of cloning will form an imposing force and domination over another human being depriving cloned human of dignity, freedom and liberty and making him or her slaves to the scientific will of others. The child would be seen as an object for experimentation as opposed to being a unique child and human being equal to all others.

On the other hand, this scientific breakthrough opens the doors of scientific advancement, towards the practice of cloning for reproductive purposes, and as a technique used by couples that are incapable of reproducing in one of the known methods recognized as morally and ethically acceptable. However, this technique has been examined and proven to be a risk and a dangerous method with great chances of failure and serious risks, hence giving birth to...