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Dec 20, 2018
Surrogacy Bill puts donors at risk of exploitation, excludes single parents, queer couplesThe 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
Dec 19, 2018
Parliament updates: Lok Sabha passes Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill amid sloganeering; House adjourned for the dayParliament LIVE Updates: The Lok Sabha reconvened with more sloganeering by Congress and AIADMK members. Amid the din, Health Minister JP Nadda introduced the surrogacy bill, after which TMC's Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar spoke on the matter, saying "fashion surrogacy" must be stopped and calling for a public debate on the bill.
Dec 15, 2017
Winter Session of Parliament to see 40 bills: Surrogacy, rights for divorced Muslim women and consumers on agendaThe Winter Session of the Parliament is set for a stormy session ahead with the government hoping to pass 40 key bills on corruption, surrogacy and citizenship based on religion among others
Aug 09, 2017
Parliamentary panel to place report on surrogacy bill tomorrowA 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
Jul 16, 2017
As confusion over surrogacy in India deepens, who cares about the surrogate mother?With surrogate mothers being mistreated during recent raids on fertility clinics in Hyderabad, the spotlight is once again on the urgent need to have a proper regulatory body which will address the issue of surrogacy
Mar 27, 2017
Surrogacy Bill: Male infertility 'ignored', let's see what politics is played around womb, says author Pinki Virani“This Bill moves the burden of surrogate birth from a paid-strange woman to an unpaid-known one within the exploitative confines of the family she is deemed as ‘married into’,” says Pinki Virani, author of Politics Of The Womb – The Perils Of IVF, Surrogacy & Modified Babies. The Surrogacy [Regulation] Bill 2016, post-introduction in Parliament, is currently being examined by a Rajya Sabha Standing Committee.
Mar 13, 2017
Maternity Bill fails to keep working mothers' interest in forefrontThe Maternity Bill, while a laudable move forward, has its flaws, and does not, in my opinion, keep the interest of working mothers at the forefront.
Mar 06, 2017
Karan Johar may be shattering stereotypes but not many in India can follow his footstepsWhile an “ecstatic” Karan Johar counts his blessings and congratulatory tweets (and changes nappies), he should remember that the government very deliberately will deny that happiness to thousands of others just like him, due to the surrogacy bill.
Mar 05, 2017
Pinki Virani on commercial surrogacy: 'Worst kind of patriarchy posing as pro-woman choice'In an interview with Firstpost, Pinki Virani speaks about her new book 'Politics of the Womb' and the un-discussed side of commercial surrogacy and IVF
Sep 24, 2016
Embryos in limbo: Proposed surrogacy bill remains silent on the fate of these nuclear life formsWhen the creation of embryos is a technically-enabled process, the fate of every one of them has to be accounted for.