Monthly Archives: October 2016

Campaign to Ban Surrogacy in Ireland




Currently, surrogacy is legal in the country Campaigners in Ireland are moving towards the ban of surrogacy in the country reports Irish Times. Jennifer Lahl, founder and president of the Center for Bioethics and Culture in California, spoke in Dublin at … Continue reading






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U.S Judges Order Boy to Stop Wearing Girl’s Clothes




Sexual minorities’ expert says judges need to be educated about gender identity Two Alberta judges have ruled that a boy suffering from gender identity crisis should not wear girls’ clothes out in public according to a report by Calgary Sun. … Continue reading






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Cambodia Looks to Ban Surrogacy




Currently, no laws prevent commercial surrogacy in the country The Justice Ministry of Cambodia announced that it is investigating allegations of ongoing commercial surrogacy in the country reports Khmer Times. The investigation is being led by Minister of Justice Ang … Continue reading






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Cambodia to Draft First Surrogacy Laws




UN envoy to help draft the laws Image Source: pixabay.com The Cambodian Daily reports that U.N. envoy Rhona Smith will help draft the country’s first surrogacy laws. Smith is a rapporteur for human rights in Cambodia and is on a ten day … Continue reading






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Sharia Law May Protect Child Rapists Says Judge




Under current law, girls under 16 can marry if granted approval by State head A former sharia judge is moving to change a sharia law that allows underage girls to marry in Malaysia reports The Star. Datuk Ismail Yahya said … Continue reading






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Zika Scare Alarms Pregnant Women in Thailand




Abnormal births were first reported in the country in SeptemberAedes aegypti, one of Zika virus transmitters by Rafaelgilo The Thai ministry of health said that it is considering having pregnant women in Thailand tested for the Zika virus after two detected cases … Continue reading






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California Single Stall Restrooms to be Gender Neutral




New California law requires all public restrooms to be made gender neutral California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that requires all restrooms in businesses, restaurants, and areas of public accommodation to be gender neutral starting March 1st of 2017. … Continue reading






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