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SRT Project ‘Kinship Bonds’ Working Group

image Published: Mar 07, 2012

What is the meaning of 'kinship bonds'?

How do they affect issues such as adoption, donor conception, identity and new reproductive technology?

The SRT Project is currently running a working group looking at the subject of 'Kinship Bonds'. The group aims to produce a report for the Church of Scotland General Assembly in 2013.

The group is held a half day seminar on Saturday 28 April 2012 in Edinburgh entitled 'a child of our own: the meaning of kinship bonds'. The outcome of the seminar will be used to help shape the report.

Speakers and Facilitators included:

Prof Calum MacKellar: Scottish Council on Human Bioethics and

Dr Jennifer Speirs: Centre for Research on Families and Relationships

Adele Pilkington: Manchester University

Ruth Jeffries: Kinship Care


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