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The new surrogacy law in India fails to balance regulation and rights

Aggarwal, Simran and Garg, Lovish (2016) The new surrogacy law in India fails to balance regulation and rights. LSE Human Rights Blog (23 Nov 2016). Website.

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India has a thriving surrogacy market with an estimated valuation of over 2 billion USD. However, the industry – which has been largely unregulated until now – is expected to witness an extensive overhaul with the proposed Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016. The watershed provisions of the new Bill seek to impose a blanket ban on commercial surrogacy primarily to check the exploitation of poor women, while permitting altruistic surrogacy in the country.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
K Law > K Law (General)
R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2017 11:53
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2021 23:36

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