Problem

Discriminatory preferences in organ transplants

Other Names:
Discrimination against tissue donors
Eugenic preferences in artificial insemination
Racial preference in blood transfusions
Active ethnic prejudice towards organ donors
Nature:
It is common for people in inquire about the origin of blood, sperm or other tissues and organs which are available for donation, and state preferences for or against particular kinds of donors.
Incidence:
A Jewish woman was refused space to advertise for a sperm donor because she specified the sperm had to come from a Jew.
Claim:
There is no such thing as Jewish sperm, black blood or Sikh hearts.
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
10.02.1997 – 00:00 CET