Category: AR Commercial Surrogacy

Regulating Reproductive Technologies: A Blow to Inclusive Family Forms

The Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2020 was tabled in the Lok Sabha in September 2020. It was referred to the department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare, which submitted its 129th report on the ART Bill, 2020 on 17 March 2021. This article… Continue Reading “Regulating Reproductive Technologies: A Blow to Inclusive Family Forms”

Divine labours, devalued work: the continuing saga of India’s surrogacy regulation

This article offers a feminist critique of the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill,2019. Fifteen years since the first proposed regulation of assisted repro-ductive technologies and surrogacy, the 2019 Bill leaves much to bedesired. It reflects a limited understanding of the complexities of surro-gacy, is discriminatory in its approach, is plagued by… Continue Reading “Divine labours, devalued work: the continuing saga of India’s surrogacy regulation”

Of Freedoms & Agency: Commercial Surrogacy and Reproductive Rights – by Sneha Banerjee

Dr. Sneha Banerjee is a research associate exploring commercial surrogacy in India On 5-6th December 2019, I participated in the International Conference on (Non)Reproductive Freedom: Theories, Experiences and Movements at the Ca’Foscari University of Venice organised by the feminist journal – DEP. Apart from… Continue Reading “Of Freedoms & Agency: Commercial Surrogacy and Reproductive Rights – by Sneha Banerjee”