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How to Make the Surrogacy Bill More Inclusive?

By Ramya KannanĀ | The Hindu | July 26, 2019

This conversation between gender and fertility experts Dr. Kakoli Gosh Dastidar and Gita Aravamudan explores the potential shortcomings of India’s new surrogacy bill, which seeks to regulate altruistic surrogacy and put an end to “rampant commercialization of the practice.”

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Gay Couple Sues Over U.S. Refusal to Recognize Child as Citizen

By The Associated Press | NBC News | July 24, 2019

This article summarizes the case of Derek Mize and Jonathan Gregg, a couple from Georgia who areĀ suing the U.S. State Department for refusing to recognize the citizenship of their daughter, born in England via surrogacy.

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Cambodian Women Face Surrogacy Charges After Vietnam Births

By Evelyn Mahon | CGS TV | July 19, 2019

Three Cambodian women have been charged with violating surrogacy and human trafficking laws after they gave birth to babies they delivered to Chinese nationals in Vietnam.

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No Easy Answers to Surrogacy Questions

By Evelyn Mahon | CGS TV | July 18, 2019

This article summarizes the legal history of surrogacy in Ireland and breaks down components of the Assisted Reproduction Bill, which proposes to outlaw commercial surrogacy of any kind in the country.

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Surrogacy Bill Published

By Jonathan Sacramento | CGS TV | July 17, 2019

This short video explains the surrogacy bill recently introduced in Gibraltar.

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The U.S. has Few Regulations Compared to the Rest of the World

By Bianca Facchinei | Newsy | July 5, 2019

Although the market for egg provision has dramatically expanded over the last few years, the US does very little to regulate this practice. This video offers multiple testimonials and perspectives on the potential ethical and medical risks of providing eggs. Note: While the bulk of this video is accurate and compelling, one of the interviewees makes two inaccurate statements. Contrary to his assertions, there are differences between providing eggs as a donor versus for one’s own fertility treatment, and there has not been sufficient research on the long-term effects of egg provision.

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