Does a Blanket Ban on Commercial Surrogacy Fulfil its Purpose?

The Union Cabinet has approved the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2020[1] after making changes to the bill introduced in 2019. India, before the bill, was considered as the “Surrogacy Hub” of the world. The surrogacy industry in India was considered to be a 2.3-billion-dollar market with over 20,000 clinics[2] across the country. The multi-billion-dollar industry ofContinue reading “Does a Blanket Ban on Commercial Surrogacy Fulfil its Purpose?”

Reproductive Rights of Women

The rights of women have always been ignored and women have been considered inferior to men. Even today most societies in the world live with this taboo considering women a minority. Over the years many changes have taken place in the situation of women but not considerably. In a lot of countries especially in aContinue reading “Reproductive Rights of Women”

Critical Analysis Of Surrogacy Bill, 2019

Surrogacy is an arrangement, often whereby a woman (the surrogate mother) agrees to become pregnant and give birth to a child for someone else who is or will become the child’s parent(s). Intended parents use surrogacy to start their family when they can’t do so on their own. An ever-increasing prevalence of infertility globally has contributed to the advent of assisted reproductive techniques (ART). Here, Surrogacy has emerged as an alternative if the infertile woman or couple cannot reproduce. In 2014, an Indian woman decided toContinue reading “Critical Analysis Of Surrogacy Bill, 2019”