ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Emergence of the 'Surrogacy Industry'

Assisted Reproductive Technologies of which commercial surrogacy is a signifi cant part are highly popular with all those who cannot have a biological child of their own and can afford this expensive method. However, there are a number of issues which this "industry" raises. It feeds upon the patriarchal stigmatisation of childlessness and the socio-economic vulnerabilities of women who rent their wombs. The women's movement must engage more with these issues.
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