A new bill puts commercial surrogacy to an end. Here's how it shaped the lives of women in a Gujarat clinic
Primarily home-makers or migrant workers, the surrogates at the Akansha Hospital and Research Institute earn nearly 10 times as much as they would be paid as labourers
Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill addresses regulation lacunae in fertility industry, but its non-inclusiveness is troubling
When it comes to women and their wombs, legislators don’t seem to understand the necessity of having well thought out, supportive — and timely — laws. The Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Regulation Bill 2020 is a case in point.
Mimi: Kriti Sanon, Pankaj Tripathi reunite for producer Dinesh Vijan's film on surrogacy; poster unveiled
Mimi is expected to hit theatres sometime in 2020.
Garima and Siddharth are planning to start the shoot of the film related to surrogacy sometime this year
Close To The Bone is a poignantly crafted memoir by Lisa Ray that goes beyond her battle against cancer, and traces her Polish-Indian roots, and her forays in the worlds of modelling and cinema
The process of implantation is what the scientists are now trying to perfect.
Tusshar Kapoor adds that since he had already undergone the experience of surrogacy with Laksshya, it was easier for him to aid Ekta through the journey of motherhood.
Blanket ban on commercial surrogacy eliminates aspect of privacy; unfair to couples who marry late, homosexuals
There is no doubt that this $1-billion industry needs to be regulated, but banning commercial surrogacy entirely might not be the way.
The womb is a very personal space for a woman, and if she wishes to use it for surrogacy, it is her prerogative to do so. The only role the State has to play is to ensure she is not exploited by unscrupulous elements, and this can be done by recognising surrogacy as legitimate work
Lok Sabha passes 'historic' bill which bans commercial surrogacy; single parents, same-sex couples not entitled
The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016 that prohibits commercial surrogacy and allows close relatives to act as surrogates to needy infertile couples for "altruistic" reasons.
Winter Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha passes landmark surrogacy bill; Rajya Sabha adjourns early amid sloganeering
On the seventh day of Parliament, the Lok Sabha discussed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016, and passed the landmark legislation. Meanwhile, Rajya Sabha did not get much done after the Congress, Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM), and Telegu Desam Party (TDP) caused chaos in the Upper House.
30 surrogate mothers in Cambodia, charged with human trafficking, released on bail after agreeing to keep children
The women were charged with human trafficking after they were discovered during a raid on a surrogate business in the capital Phnom Penh in June, the latest in a series of arrests targeting the practice
Lisa Ray recently announced the birth of her twin daughters - Sufi and Soleil - via surrogacy
Cabinet gives nod to moving official amendments in 2016 Surrogacy Bill in bid to ban commercialisation of practice
The Cabinet, on Wednesday, gave its approval for moving official amendments in a bill which aims at banning commercial surrogacy, allowing altruistic surrogacy to needy infertile couples and its effective regulation in the country.
A US woman has successfully delivered a baby with a 25-year-old frozen embryo — the longest known frozen human embryo.
The latest film to be helmed by the Toilet: Ek Prem Katha director is about the journey of a girl to motherhood and what happens when a mother falls in love with a child who is not even her own
Surrogacy Regulation Bill: Parliamentary panel report highlights legislation's draconian, paternalistic nature
The Committee pointed out certain observations that show the draconian nature of Surrogacy Bill, which is based on impractical presumptions.
Five-year waiting period for surrogacy is breach of reproductive rights, says parliamentary committee
The five-year waiting period for couples to avail surrogacy is breach of reproductive rights, a parliamentary committee has said.
Live-in couples and widows should be allowed to avail surrogacy service in addition to legally married Indian couples, a parliamentary panel said on Thursday.
A parliamentary standing committee on health will present its report on the surrogacy bill on Thursday. Under the bill, homosexuals, single parents, and live-in couples are also not entitled to for surrogacy