Category: Israel

Nepal Bans Surrogate Births — Worry for Gay Israelis

Source: http://forward.com JTAAugust 27, 2015 Nepal’s Supreme Court has issued an injunction to stop women from carrying surrogate pregnancies, depriving Israel same-sex couples of the option to begin the pregnancies there. The injunction, issued this week, came as the court will rule on a petition to ban the process outright in Nepal. The petition argues… Read more »

Israel Evacuating Babies Born to Surrogate Mothers in Nepal

Source: http://www.newsweek.com BY CONOR GAFFEY 4/27/15 AT 1:45 PM Israeli surrogate father An Israeli man holds his baby, born to a surrogate mother, after being evacuated from Nepal and landing at Sde Dov airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, April 27, 2015. NIR ELIAS/REUTERS Israel has begun evacuating surrogate children and their Israeli parents from Nepal in… Read more »

Nepal surrogate mothers cleared to come to Israel

Source: http://www.timesofisrael.com Israeli parents-to-be sought to have the women carrying their children pulled from earthquake-shattered country as death toll climbs past 2,300BY STUART WINER April 26, 2015, 5:54 pm The Justice Ministry ruled on Sunday that there was no reason to prevent four Nepalese surrogate mothers who are carrying babies for Israeli couples from evacuating to… Read more »

Israel to fly premature surrogate babies out of Nepal by helicopters

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com As Kathmandu airport remains closed following devastating earthquake, Foreign Ministry works to evacuate newborns to Israel; search and rescue team expected to leave Saturday night. Itamar Eichner Latest Update: 04.26.15 The 24 infants born in recent days to surrogate mothers in Nepal are waiting with their Israeli parents to be evacuated following the lethal… Read more »

Israeli couples worried for fate of surrogate newborns in Nepal

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com Dozens of Israeli couples waiting for surrogate mothers to give birth in Nepal seeking to fly them out to Israel, but Justice Ministry says it fears legal repercussions. Itamar Eichner Published: 04.26.15, 14:56 / Israel News Dozens of Israeli couples waiting for surrogate mothers in Nepal to give birth are concerned about the delivery… Read more »

Italians continue to lead in the number of Russian adoptions

Source: http://rapsinews.com © RIA Novosti, Aleksei Naumov 10:01 03/07/2014 MOSCOW, July 3 (RAPSI) – Italians adopted 560 Russian children in 2013, the largest number among foreign countries, Russia’s Supreme Court said in a survey of adoptions by foreign parents or Russians living abroad. Last year, Russian courts approved the adoption of 1,232 of the 1,247 applications… Read more »

Israeli serial sex abuser adopts Indian girl: report

Source: http://m.ibnlive.com Press Trust of India | 08 Jun Jerusalem: An Israeli man convicted of sex offences against young children has gained custody of a four-year-old Indian girl through an agreement with a surrogate mother in India, according to a media report. The man legally adopted the child through an agreement with the surrogate Indian mother… Read more »

Profit, not care: The ugly side of overseas adoptions

Date: 2011-06-05 Source: http://www.independent.co.uk Lax regulation and an endless demand by childless couples in the West has created an often exploitative market in babies born in the developing world By Laurie Penny Sunday, 5 June 2011 In rural Nepal, where the going rate for a healthy orphan is $5,000 (£3,000), some 600 children are missing…. Read more »