India, Surrogacy

India – It’s time for the World Health Organization to call for a worldwide ban on commercial surrogacyIt’s time for the World Health Organization to call for a worldwide ban on commercial surrogacy

Source Mercatornet

Last month the Government of India promulgated two important laws which were many years in the making about surrogacy and assisted reproductive technology (ART). In doing so, India has taken a long-awaited stand against commercial surrogacy and the sale of sperm and eggs. Below are excerpts from an interview with Pinki Virani, an award-winning author-activist who divides her time between Canada and India. Her research in her book Politics of the Womb: The Perils of IVF & Surrogacy, contributed to the framing of these laws.

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