SURROGACY BAN IN INDIA and what this means for those who want a baby
Even though India moved to ban commercial surrogacy last year, the furore is at an all-time peak after the Union Cabinet approved the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, just weeks ago. In the guise of protecting women and their babies’ rights, from exploi
BY WHEN the Assisted Reproductive Techniques (Regulation) Bill, 2014, was proposed, it made several provisions incorporating the rights of surrogate mothers. It bans and criminalises commercial surrogacy and legalises only altruistic surrogacy, besides also strictly outlining the criteria for who can and cannot avail of this medical miracle.
EXPLOITATION—STOP OR START?
It is laudable that the government is