Fertility Tourism in India, A Risky Prospect

India's Surrogacy LawsSurrogacy in India  has been a hot topic for some time. At times receiving positive media attention because of the opportunity  made available to foreigners seeking to have children via Surrogacy or egg donation.  However, more commonly India is shrouded in a cloak of controversy when it comes to their in vitro fertilization techniques and laws.  Few laws in India prohibit someone from opening up a Assisted Reproduction Clinic (ART) and several severe cases putting the surrogates at risk,  stated in this article,  underscore the deficiency of laws to check malpractices. Fertility tourism is a $500 million business and laws are late in the making. However, every effort to create  more legislation is becoming  a priority . Experts state that while the pending  ART  Bill won’t be a panacea for all the ills, it will at least sensitize the stakeholders about their rights while acting as a deterrent for unscrupulous merchants of the trade.  Full Story

 
 

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