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The abysmal number of women in India’s parliamentary committees on surrogacy, sexual harassment and indecent representation is a symptom of a larger bias.
Surrogacy bill was passed in Lok Sabha but Rajya Sabha members objected to some provisions, including one that allows only a ‘close relative’ to be a surrogate.
Undergoing IVF is a personal choice — and banning it for certain ages is probably eroding constitutional rights of those individuals.
The Narendra Modi government Monday reintroduced the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha.
The bill aims to ban ‘commercial’ surrogacy, or paying a woman to carry a baby for 9 months, and restrict the practice to blood relatives.
The bill states a woman should be allowed to act as a surrogate only once and be a close relative who is married and has a child of her own.
Breaking down the possible impact of three crucial bills, if passed.