Govt working to update surrogacy laws

Otago Daily Times | May 31, 2023

New Zealand is working on updates to its surrogacy laws. Potential impacts include a new process rather than adoption to grant legal parentage, a surrogacy birth register, and a process to accommodate international surrogacy arrangements.

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Ukraine Considers Surrogacy Regulations In Wartime

Above the Law | May 31, 2023

In April 2023, the Ukrainian parliament considered and ultimately rejected legislation that would have paused surrogacy arrangements with foreign intended parents during wartime. 

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Khloe Kardashian praised for ‘honesty’ after admitting she felt ‘guilty’ about surrogate pregnancy

The Independent | May 28, 2023

Khloé Kardashian discussed her recent experience of having a child through a surrogate: “I wish someone was honest about surrogacy and the difference of it. That doesn’t mean it’s bad – it’s great, but it’s very different.”

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Couple moves HC over bar on donor gametes for surrogacy

The Times of India | May 16, 2023

A couple in Mumbai is challenging a recent rule change that allows only the use of gametes from intending parents for surrogacy (no donor gametes), on the grounds that the rule violates constitutional rights.

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On Surrogacy, a Top Israeli Feminist Does the Nonfeminist Thing

Haaretz | May 8, 2023

Although advances make it possible for more people to have children via surrogacy, proper protections are needed to ensure that surrogates are not exploited.

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Surrogacy: Derry dads call for simpler laws in the UK

BBC | May 6, 2023

A Londonderry couple whose daughter was born via a surrogate have said UK surrogacy laws need to be simplified to make legal parentage possible for gay couples who have children through surrogacy.

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