Vietnam

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Vietnam ‎
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Information
Region Asia
Population 87375000
GDP (millions USD) 70,022
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction commercial prohibited
Eggs for research ?
Inheritable genetic modification PROHIBITED
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis ?
Reproductive cloning PROHIBITED
Research cloning PROHIBITED
Sex selection PROHIBITED
Surrogacy PROHIBITED
International Agreements
2005 UN Cloning Vote no vote
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention not ratified


Contents

Key laws and policies

  • Gender Equity Law (2006)

Prohibited practices

The Ordinance on Population prohibits:

  • Reproductive cloning
  • Research cloning
  • Surrogacy
  • Inheritable genetic modification
  • Sex selection

The Gender Equity Law of 2006 prohibits sex-selective abortion.[1][2]

Permitted and regulated practices

Assisted Reproduction

  • Is available to couples and single women (although some clinics cannot work with single women)
  • Women must be under the age of 45.


Gamete and Embryo Donation

  • Providing eggs for reproduction is permitted, provided there is no compensation.
  • Providing sperm for reproduction is permitted, provided there is no compensation.
  • Embryo donation is permitted.
  • All donations are anonymous.

[edit] References

  1. Kay Johnson, "Vietnam's Girls Go Missing," Time (November 2, 2007)
  2. Grant McCool, "More boys born than girls in Vietnam and Nepal: UNFPA," Reuters (November 5, 2007).