Is the Furghanization of Surrogacy Acceptable as an Alternative Method of Assisted Reproduction for Women with Uterine-dependent Infertility, in Yemen?

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Published: 2023-08-11

Page: 176-186

Ahmed Kaid Allow *

Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sana’a University, Sana’a, Yemen.

Belqees A. Alaw

Preclinical Department - Anatomy, Widad University College, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia.

Bracamonte Maryam

Department of Human Physiology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sana’a University, Sana’a, Yemen.

Saeed M. Saeed

Department of Embryology and Histology, Colleague of Medicine, Sana’a University, Yemen.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


The objective of this outstanding research is to examine whether surrogacy (Furghanization of surrogacy) is a legal and ethical alternative method proposed to women who are unable to carry a developing fetus in our country.

Methodology: 208 infertile couples were involved in this clinical pilot study. The data was collected anonymously and using a face-to-face questionnaire. Written consent has been taken from all women. The questionnaire was approved by the local ethical committee of Alaw IVF Center.

Results: 191/208 were agreed with the Furghanization of surrogacy, on one condition, “the surrogate mother should be a second wife for a man/partner who required surrogacy as an alternative method of assisted reproduction.

Conclusion: Human rights and ethics accept the surrogate mother to be co-wives (Furghanization of surrogacy as an alternative method of assisted reproduction) for the same husband, and the indication for surrogacy should be only medical.

Keywords: Assisted reproduction, Furghanization of surrogacy, infertility, in vitro fertilization

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Allow , A. K., Alaw , B. A., Maryam , B., & Saeed , S. M. (2023). Is the Furghanization of Surrogacy Acceptable as an Alternative Method of Assisted Reproduction for Women with Uterine-dependent Infertility, in Yemen?. Asian Research Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, 6(1), 176–186. Retrieved from


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