Surrogacy: whose reproductive liberty?

Galloway, Kate (2014) Surrogacy: whose reproductive liberty? Right Now: human rights in Australia, 13 October 2014.

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[Extract] Changing notions of the understanding of "family" in Western culture have resulted in part from the increasing availability of assisted reproductive technologies.

Alongside technological innovation such as IVF, surrogacy has been increasing in visibility. Most Australian jurisdictions permit only altruistic surrogacy – it is unlawful to pay women to carry a baby other than to reimburse them for reasonable expenses. Consequently, many intending parents are looking overseas to engage women to have their babies.

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Item Type: Article (Commentary)
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2015 02:54
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