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Vietnam ‎
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Region Asia
Population 87375000
GDP (millions USD) 70,022
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction commercial prohibited
Eggs for research ?
Inheritable genetic modification PROHIBITED
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis ?
Reproductive cloning PROHIBITED
Research cloning PROHIBITED
Sex selection PROHIBITED
International Agreements
2005 UN Cloning Vote no vote
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention not ratified


Key laws and policies

  • Gender Equity Law (2006)

Prohibited practices

The Ordinance on Population prohibits:

  • Reproductive cloning
  • Research cloning
  • Surrogacy
  • Inheritable genetic modification
  • Sex selection

The Gender Equity Law of 2006 prohibits sex-selective abortion.[1][2]

Permitted and regulated practices

Assisted Reproduction

  • Is available to couples and single women (although some clinics cannot work with single women)
  • Women must be under the age of 45.

Gamete and Embryo Donation

  • Providing eggs for reproduction is permitted, provided there is no compensation.
  • Providing sperm for reproduction is permitted, provided there is no compensation.
  • Embryo donation is permitted.
  • All donations are anonymous.

[edit] References

  1. Kay Johnson, "Vietnam's Girls Go Missing," Time (November 2, 2007)
  2. Grant McCool, "More boys born than girls in Vietnam and Nepal: UNFPA," Reuters (November 5, 2007).