Tunisia

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Tunisia
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Information
Region Africa
Population 10,102,000
GDP (millions USD) 35,010
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction PROHIBITED
Eggs for research ?
Inheritable genetic modification ?
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis ?
Reproductive cloning PROHIBITED
Research cloning PROHIBITED
Sex selection ?
Surrogacy PROHIBITED
International Agreements
2005 UN Cloning Vote abstained
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention RATIFIED


Contents

Key laws and policies

  • National Medical Ethics Committee, Opinion No. 3 (1997)

Foundational values

The National Medical Ethics Committee banned human cloning because it deemed cloning to undermine the field of human reproduction and the dignity of the human species while opening the door to all forms of abuse.

Prohibited practices

Prohibited practices include:

  • Surrogacy[1]
  • Eggs for assisted reproduction[1]
  • Reproductive and research cloning

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 American Society for Reproductive Medicine, "IFFS Surveillance 07," Fertility and Sterility (Vol. 87. No. 4, Suppl. 1, April 2007)