Report: Surrogate Motherhood: Ethical or Commercial?

Surrogate Motherhood: Ethical or Commercial?
by Centre for Social Research | India | 2013

Surrogate Motherhood: Ethical or CommercialTo address issues relating to surrogacy, the Centre for Social Research conducted an exploratory study on surrogacy in three high-prevalence areas: Anand, Surat and Jamnagar of Gujarat state.

The objectives of the study were to:

  • Conduct a situational analysis of surrogacy cases in the three study areas and the issues
    involved
  • Examine the existing social and health protection rights ensured to the surrogate mother
  • Analyze the rights of the child in surrogacy arrangements
  • Study the rights and issues pertaining to commissioning parents
  • Suggest policy recommendations for protection of rights through legal provisions of surrogate mother, child and the commissioning parents based on the study

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