Tag Archives: AHR Act
Art Leader critiques the Assisted Human Reproduction Act draft regulations and maintains that the Act fails to address societal challenges relating to emerging reproductive science.
Françoise Baylis opposes payment for egg donations and supports Canada’s current altruistic system.
Katie Hammond argues that discussions surrounding the Assisted Human Reproduction Act must go beyond decriminalization.
Francoise Baylis and Alana Cattapan object to a politician’s private member’s bill that seeks to remove the current prohibition on compensating surrogates and donors.
Françoise Baylis argues that the focus on “criminalization” in recent Canadian debates about payment for surrogacy is a serious distraction aimed at ignoring the critical issue of “commodification.”
Francine Coeytux, Marcy Darnovsky, Susan Berke Fogel, and Emily Galpern maintain that the development of new regulations about assisted reproductive technologies must include the voices of scholars who have studied women’s health issues, and advocates who have worked for policies and practices that safeguard women’s health and rights.
Claire Burns recommends legal and practical changes for promoting the ethical treatment of egg donors within Canada.