Gestational surrogacy under the legal systems of countries around the world and experiences for the improvement of the law in Vietnam
Keywords:assisted reproductive technology, gestational surrogacy, giving birth legislative views
Recently, the fast development of science and technology has impacted many social relations. On which, giving birth with assisted reproductive technology in general and gestational surrogacy, in particular, is one of the countless legal issues being strongly influenced by different scientific, technological, medical, and/or biological factors. This is also a matter of concern in many legal systems across nations all over the world each with very different legal views. In fact, gestational surrogacy is a legal issue that attracts various opposing opinions and causes a lot of controversies. Within the scope of this article, the authors focus on analysing gestational surrogacy under the legislative views of nations representing groups of different outlooks. Thereby, based on assessments of the current provisions of countries around the world, the authors propose recommendations to improve the law on altruistic gestational surrogacy in Viet Nam.
Received 17 August 2021; accepted 1 November 2021
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