21.05.2012 29.Ijar. 5772 Jom Kippur Katan; Tag 44 des Omer
Experts present a wide range of recommendations to amend laws on IVF, ova and sperm donations, surrogate parenthood.
A Health Ministry-appointed committee of experts presented a wide range of recommendations Sunday to amend laws regarding in-vitro fertilization, ova and sperm donations, surrogate parenthood and other processes regarding fertility.
The principle guiding the committee was the protection of the resulting babies’ interests, and equalizing the rights of women and men. The recommendations deal with sperm and ova donations after death; age limitations for fertility treatment; gamete donations for single people, including homosexuals; and surrogacy abroad for Israelis, among other controversial subjects….