The child, who has not been named, is the first person under 18 to receive euthanasia since the country relaxed its assisted dying laws.
Since 2014, children of all ages are allowed to opt for a doctor-assisted death.
Quote:It is the only country in the world that allows euthanasia on minors of all ages
Quote:Between 2003 and 2013 the number of patients being euthanised in Belgium rose almost eight-fold to a total number of 8,752 cases, according to records from the national euthanasia control committee.
I'm not sure of my views on this. It is a very difficult topic to have an opinion on.
What do others think about this?
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