Interview with child rights specialist Prof. Paula Gerber of Monash Law School
by Apolline Kempter
Compensated surrogacy is a flourishing yet controversial way for Australians to have a child. Some insist the practice should continue to be prohibited in Australia, believing it constitutes child trafficking, while others want to see it legalised and regulated, as a legitimate way for infertile people to start a family.Read more
Is there a human right to have children? Or a right to have biological children?
The International Covenant on Civil And Political Rights -- and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on which it was based -- recognise a "right to found a family" (UDHR art 16; ICCPR art 23). What does that mean?Read more