In recent decades, a robust international market in commercial reproductive surrogacy has emerged. But, as German citizens Jan Balaz and Susan Lohle discovered when they struggled to engineer the last-minute diplomatic compromise that saved their commissioned twins from becoming wards of the Indian state, conflicts among legal frameworks have placed the children born at risk of being "marooned stateless and parentless."
Babies Without Borders: Human Rights, Human Dignity, and the Regulation of International Commercial Surrogacy,
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