The market for women's eggs is booming. But wide differences in price and poor regulation over human egg donations have created an international black market for eggs
The Price of White Eggs
September 8, 2010 / The Leonard Lopate Show
Scott Carney speaks about his reporting on the sale of human eggs on The Leonard Lopate Show.
September 6, 2010 / Blog Talk Radio
Feminist radio show The Majority United speaks with Scott Carney to understand the impact of black market adoption deals and genetic and body part trading on women.
August 20, 2010 / Pulitzer Center
Sometimes certain information can propel itself forward regardless of its factual accuracy.
August 19, 2010 / Pulitzer Center
Human egg donors in Spain are predominantly immigrant women with few other legal options for making money.
August 18, 2010 / Pulitzer Center
Technological advances in fertility offer increasingly broad markets, presenting soon-to-be expectant parents with an array of options for genetics and conception.
August 17, 2010 / Pulitzer Center
Though human egg harvesting is legal in Cyprus, one clinic comes under fire for violation of even lax Cypriot guidelines, including allegations of dangerous over-harvesting and over-stimulation of patients.
August 16, 2010 / Pulitzer Center
Low income women with few other means of supporting themselves or their families are most vulnerable to selling into the dangerous human egg trade.
August 13, 2010 / Pulitzer Center
Altruism can't be bought; low payments for human eggs creates incentive enough for only the most desperate women.