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Women’s Forum Australia highlights that egg harvesting has significant health, ethical and social repercussions for the status and treatment of women, yet it offers no health benefits to the supplier herself...
Women Forum is concerned that commercial trade in eggs leads to exploitation of women, particularly economically disadvantaged women...
Women’s Forum believes that policy and law makers in Australia should act in accordance with the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and the Council of Europe’s Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine which includes prohibition in making the human body and its parts a source of financial gain.
Women's Forum has at present not made any submissions about egg harvesting
Women as Collateral Damage
 Kalfoglou, AL & Gittelsohn, J. (2000) ‘A qualitative follow-up study of women’s experiences with oocyte donation,’ Human Reproduction, 15, p. 798-805.
 Beeson, D &Lippman, A (2006)’ Egg harvesting for stem cell research: medical risks and ethical problems’, Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 13, p 573-579.
 Steinbock, B. (2004) ‘Payment for egg donation and surrogacy,’ The Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine, 71, p. 255-265.
 European Parliament resolution on the trade in human cells P6_TA(2005) 0074 Planned egg cell trade  OJ C 320 E, 251