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GONZALEZ MARTIN, Nuria  and  ALBORNOZ, María Mercedes. Cross-Border Aspects of Substitute Gestation. Anu. Mex. Der. Inter [online]. 2016, vol.16, pp.159-187. ISSN 1870-4654.

This article deals with the topic of substitue gestation and addresses some of the complex problems that arise from it, especially when the substitute gestation is a cross-border one. It approaches the diversity of the phenomenon and contextualizes it. Moreover, it analyzes some other issues of Private International Law of Parentage and then it focuses on the legal status of children who are born following international surrogacy arrangements vis-à-vis their intended parents. Finally, looking forward, the article highlights the need for an international instrument on cross-border surrogacy.

Keywords : Substitute Gestation; Surrogate Motherhood; Cross-border Gestation; Cross-border Surrogacy; International Surrogacy Arrangements; Parentage; Assisted Reproduction Techniques; Private International Law; Hague Conference on Private International Law.

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