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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When we started this investigation, we wanted to find out the extent of baby selling in Malaysia.
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 commercialization of surrogacy raises fears of black market and baby selling, breeding baby farms, turning impoverished women into baby producers and the possibility of selective breeding at a price.
How did it happen that surrogacy was framed as baby selling during the Baby M litigation?
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.
ILLEGAL ADOPTION, BABY SELLING, AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING
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.