Tag Archives: Surrogacy
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.”
Alana Cattapan, Angela Cameron, and Vanessa Gruben warn that speaking about “compensation” is a way of avoiding difficult conversations about payment to surrogates.
Alana Cattapan calls on Health Canada to ensure substantive public engagement including surrogates and gamete donors in policymaking on assisted reproduction.
Abby Lippman argues that the words used to describe third-party reproduction express social values and can have serious implications for the health and wellbeing of women and children — and for how we discuss Quebec and Canadian regulatory changes now underway.
Pamela M. White questions why we know so little about Canadian surrogacy practices and outcomes.