International Commercial Surrogacy and Its Parties
32 Pages Posted: 24 May 2010 Last revised: 18 Jun 2013
Date Written: May 23, 2010
The position of women and children at the heart of international commercial surrogacy requires a careful consideration of this market. In undertaking it, this Article considers the rights, interests, and obligations of the parties to a surrogacy, as well as the various opportunity costs of international commercial surrogacy. Such a discussion is particularly relevant today as India, a center of international surrogacy, begins to legislate on the subject, and relatedly, as American states continue to grapple with issues regarding surrogacy.
Keywords: family law, domestic relations, surrogacy, international commercial surrogacy, comparative law, infertility, parentage, assisted reproductive technology, alternative reproduction
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