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A new bill puts commercial surrogacy to an end. Here's how it shaped the lives of women in a Gujarat clinic
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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
India

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.

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha writer duo Garima-Siddharth to direct films on surrogacy, honour killing
Entertainment

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha writer duo Garima-Siddharth to direct films on surrogacy, honour killing

Garima and Siddharth are planning to start the shoot of the film related to surrogacy sometime this year

Lisa Ray's Close to the Bone is a memoir of surviving cancer — and her quests for home, identity
Life

Lisa Ray's Close to the Bone is a memoir of surviving cancer — and her quests for home, identity

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

Scientists are trying to save northern white rhinos from extinction via surrogacy
science

Scientists are trying to save northern white rhinos from extinction via surrogacy

The process of implantation is what the scientists are now trying to perfect.

Tusshar Kapoor on becoming an uncle: Laksshya will have a partner in crime now
Entertainment

Tusshar Kapoor on becoming an uncle: Laksshya will have a partner in crime now

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
India

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.

Surrogacy Bill puts donors at risk of exploitation, excludes single parents, queer couples
India

Surrogacy Bill puts donors at risk of exploitation, excludes single parents, queer couples

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
India

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
India

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
India

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 to publish memoir in 2019, will chronicle journey from cancer to motherhood
Entertainment

Lisa Ray to publish memoir in 2019, will chronicle journey from cancer to motherhood

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
India

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.

US woman gives birth from embryo frozen 25 years ago
World

US woman gives birth from embryo frozen 25 years ago

A US woman has successfully delivered a baby with a 25-year-old frozen embryo — the longest known frozen human embryo.

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha director to make women-centric film about surrogacy titled Jasmine
Bollywood

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha director to make women-centric film about surrogacy titled Jasmine

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
India

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
India

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.

Allow surrogacy to live-in couples, widows: Parliamentary panel tells govt
India

Allow surrogacy to live-in couples, widows: Parliamentary panel tells govt

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.

Parliamentary panel to place report on surrogacy bill tomorrow
India

Parliamentary panel to place report on surrogacy bill tomorrow

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