April 26, 2012 – The European Center for Law and Justice: Surrogate Motherhood: a Violation of Human Rights.
Summary: This report address the exploitation of women and children which is inherent in all cases of surrogacy, whether commercial or altruistic. It further examines surrogacy as, in certain cases, a form of human trafficking. It also reviews currently case law of the European Court of Human Rights and the legislation of various countries on the issue of surrogacy. The intent is for the Council of Europe to entirely ban surrogacy.