Teresa Xu Zaozao (right) at Chaoyang District People’s Court in Beijing, where her case against Beijing Obstetrics and Gynaecology Hospital of Capital Medical University is being heard. Photo: Handout
Teresa Xu Zaozao (right) at Chaoyang District People’s Court in Beijing, where her case against Beijing Obstetrics and Gynaecology Hospital of Capital Medical University is being heard. Photo: Handout

Unmarried Chinese woman sues hospital for refusing to freeze her eggs

  • In first legal battle of its kind in China, plaintiff challenges regulations at Beijing medical facility
  • National Health Commission continues to deny unmarried women access to IVF and egg freezing, but single men can choose to freeze their sperm

Teresa Xu Zaozao (right) at Chaoyang District People’s Court in Beijing, where her case against Beijing Obstetrics and Gynaecology Hospital of Capital Medical University is being heard. Photo: Handout
Teresa Xu Zaozao (right) at Chaoyang District People’s Court in Beijing, where her case against Beijing Obstetrics and Gynaecology Hospital of Capital Medical University is being heard. Photo: Handout
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