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We have recently made a submission to the Ministry of Women and Child Development on the Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2021, on behalf of the Laws of Social Reproduction Project (Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London & IWWAGE, New Delhi). A multi stake holder international webinar to discuss the Bill was held on 17th July 2021. You can find the concept note and recordings here.

it is sixteen years since the Indian Council of Medical Research issued guidelines on assisted reproductive technologies and surrogacy, the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill 2021 and Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2020 were passed by the Upper House of Parliament on December 8, 2021. We offer here a critique of the ART Bill as it stood before it was passed by the Upper House.

Counterproductive Regulation of Assisted Reproductive Technologies: A Review of the Assisted Reproductive Technologies Bill, 2020

National Law School of India Review
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Indian Courts and the Politics of Recognising Women’s Unpaid Care Work
EPW, Engage.
7th January 2022
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What the new laws regulating fertility services in India say | In Focus podcast
The Hindu
30th December 2021
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The humpty-dumpty-esque tale of two laws
Business Line
26th December 2021
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Read our 2021 End of Year Report

Our Second Annual Lecture in the Laws of Social Reproduction was held on July 13th, 2-4pm BST where Professor Silvia Federici spoke on ‘From reproducing labor power to reproducing our struggle: a strategy for a revolutionary feminism.’ This was chaired by Professor Samita Sen. See further information here.