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Pollyanna you Tang

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Committee: World Health Organization Country: Honduras Delegate: Pollyanna Tang You

Topic A: Surrogate Births

Parenthood is one of the most challenging responsibilities a human being can ever bear. It is also one of the biggest joys a family can experience. Ten to fifteen percent of married couples are unable to have children. Infertility increasingly becomes not only a common term,but also a real problem for many couples (According to statistic 15-20% of couples in the world suffer from infertility (Grynberg 2011). It leads to divorces and severe psychological problems. Full and strong family and the possibility to pass their experience to the next generations become almost an impossible dream for such couples. Infertile couples are often faced with the problem of a limited choice that society proposes to them – to adopt some child or to foster no one at all. Having gone through a long fail treatment and many medical institutions,having tried all the traditional andnon-traditional methods,without any effect,infertile couple feels mistrust to other people and loses hope to get success. Such couples often apply to surrogacy.

Honduras is one of the poorest countries in Latin America and has the world's highest murder rate. More than half of the population lives in poverty and per capita income is one of the lowest in the region.

In Honduras, there is not much information on how the country had been aff...