Magdalena Chodownik, an award-winning Polish journalist with an extended experience as a foreign correspondent and broadcast producer.

She has been reporting from the EU, Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe and Caucasus, Southeast Europe, GCC, the US, and her country of origin - Poland. She is the Polish Ministry of Culture and Heritage scholarship recipient, Thomson Reuters Foundation alumni, fellow at the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence, and Unger Scholarship bursar. 

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Magdalena Chodownik

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The Offshore Markets of Human Bodies

  • Healthcare
  • Human Rights
  • Industry

KYIV - The unregulated surrogacy sphere in Ukraine, controls at the external border of the European Union as well as the closed borders and restrictions on movement introduced in 2020 due to COVID-19, lead to questionable decisions like moving Ukrainian women across the border to Poland to continue providing services.