Around 30 young adults conceived via sperm or egg donation in the UK will soon be able to discover the identity of their biological parent.
The new rights come as rising numbers of children are being conceived using the technology, posing a range of challenges for the children, their families and donors.
The UK law removed the anonymity of egg and sperm donors in 2005 and gave children the right to receive basic information about them when they reached 18.
With the first children covered by the legislation turning 18 this month, they will finally be able to request details such as the donor's full name, date of birth and last known address.
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