Difference between revisions of "Nepal"

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*In December 2014, Nepal’s Cabinet approved draft legislation on surrogacy prepared by the Health Ministry. The Cabinet agreed to allow surrogacy for foreigners in the country, as long as the gestational surrogate is also a foreigner. However, there are no laws for domestic surrogacy.<ref>Dahal, Binita. “[http://nepalitimes.com/article/nation/wombs-tolet-surrogacy-nepal,1991 Wombs for Rent: Commercial surrogate motherhood is moving to Nepal because of restrictions in India].” ''Nepali Times'', January 30, 2015.</ref> <ref>Gautam, Manish. “[http://www.ekantipur.com/2014/12/04/top-story/door-opens-to-foreigners-for-surrogacy/398524.html Door Opens to Foreigners for Surrogacy].” eKantipur.com, December 4, 2014.</ref>  
 
*In December 2014, Nepal’s Cabinet approved draft legislation on surrogacy prepared by the Health Ministry. The Cabinet agreed to allow surrogacy for foreigners in the country, as long as the gestational surrogate is also a foreigner. However, there are no laws for domestic surrogacy.<ref>Dahal, Binita. “[http://nepalitimes.com/article/nation/wombs-tolet-surrogacy-nepal,1991 Wombs for Rent: Commercial surrogate motherhood is moving to Nepal because of restrictions in India].” ''Nepali Times'', January 30, 2015.</ref> <ref>Gautam, Manish. “[http://www.ekantipur.com/2014/12/04/top-story/door-opens-to-foreigners-for-surrogacy/398524.html Door Opens to Foreigners for Surrogacy].” eKantipur.com, December 4, 2014.</ref>  
 
  
 
*Western use of Nepalese surrogacy services entered the news and received some criticism following Nepal’s April 25, 2015 earthquake. After the earthquake, Israel sent planes to evacuate babies contracted by Israeli couples and born to surrogate mothers in Nepal, leaving the surrogates behind often without adequate medical care.<ref name=Debra>Kamin, Debra. "[http://time.com/3838319/israel-nepal-surrogates/ Israel Evacuates Surrogate Babies from Israel But Leaves the Mothers Behind].” ''Time'', April 28, 2015.</ref>  
 
*Western use of Nepalese surrogacy services entered the news and received some criticism following Nepal’s April 25, 2015 earthquake. After the earthquake, Israel sent planes to evacuate babies contracted by Israeli couples and born to surrogate mothers in Nepal, leaving the surrogates behind often without adequate medical care.<ref name=Debra>Kamin, Debra. "[http://time.com/3838319/israel-nepal-surrogates/ Israel Evacuates Surrogate Babies from Israel But Leaves the Mothers Behind].” ''Time'', April 28, 2015.</ref>  

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