Friday, April 12, 2024

Topic: commercial surrogacy

India bans commercial surrogacy to stop ‘rent a womb’ exploitation of vulnerable women

The statement and objects of the law declared that India had become a hub for commercial surrogacy and several incidents of women being exploited had come to light. The law seeks to end such exploitation and regulate non-commercial or “altruistic surrogacy”. The law bans women from accepting payment to become surrogates.