baby selling

baby selling

Black market adoption Social medicine The illegal act of selling an infant to adoptive parents or other persons by the birthparents or by an intermediary. See Adoption. Cf Independent adoption.
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The equation of surrogacy with baby selling or the sale of women's reproductive capacities has been the argument made by some feminists who fear the devaluation of women's bodies and reproductive capacities through the work of market forces.
The Hague Convention also threatens the Guatemalan adoption industry by demanding low fees to avoid baby selling or women deliberately getting pregnant for the purpose of adoption.
And the Irish Sunday Mirror can also reveal that Rosdiana has been convicted of baby selling and is serving a nine-year prison sentence.
Well done love, nowt like a bit of baby selling to garner some press.
The crime of baby selling was highlighted by the film "Baby for Sale," which premiered on Lifetime Television on July 12th and was viewed by more than 3.
But, corruption, complicity of government authorities, lack of police training and poor implementation of laws facilitate trafficking of persons and similar crimes, such as baby selling.
On the other hand, Ruth Macklin argues that surrogacy is not baby selling because the husband of the couple receiving the child is that child's biological father.
It's not about baby selling - it's about the service and the time that goes into it.
At the time, baby selling was not illegal in Connecticut, although a law was brought in swiftly in the wake of the case.
The exchange of money transforms surrogacy from an altruistic gift between sisters or friends into baby selling or womb renting.
Having initially said that this "is not a baby selling case, it's not a Baby M-type case where, we had natural parents on two sides of a situation.
I suspect that what we have in the case of Walters and ABC is a high-class form of baby selling, 'honest graft,' where the mother was rewarded for participating in this spectacle.