Surrogacy: Trapped by a Certain Conception of Artificial Conception?

Surrogacy: Trapped by a Certain Conception of Artificial Conception?

“I’d like to extract us out of a trap that is contaminating the surrogacy debate these days. This trap is consequentialism. I’d like to suggest an exercise to explain the word, and the trap that goes with it. First of all, let’s consider how good it is for...
Fines against surrogacy trade in Cambodia

Fines against surrogacy trade in Cambodia

In order to fight against human trafficking, surrogacy trade has been banned since October 2016 in Cambodia and January 8th, 2018 was set as the time limit for amnesty. Surrogate mothers will not be prosecuted if they gave birth and gave the child to the sponsors...
ECHR called upon to force recognition of a “dual” maternity

ECHR called upon to force recognition of a “dual” maternity

A case has been filed with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) where the recognition of dual maternity has been refused for 2 individuals of the same sex, in a civil partnership, who “shared the maternity”(1). The claimants are 2 female homosexuals. Their child...
French Surrogacy Case involving several convictions

French Surrogacy Case involving several convictions

On Thursday November 18, the Paris criminal court heard a surrogacy case, a practice that is illegal in France. The sponsoring couple for the child as well as the surrogate mother received a 3 months suspended prison sentence and a fine 4000€. The doctor who performed...