TITLE

Wombs for rent business growing rapidly in India

PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
South Asian Post;8/12/2010, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the womb for rent industry in India which has attracted dozens of Canadians to make babies abroad. It states that the reproductive or surrogacy tourism is a booming business in the country that was valued at 450 million dollars when the practice was legalized in 2002. It notes that the industry has been hit by a large number of international legal problems which prompted the country to investigate and bring supervision to unregulated practices.
ACCESSION #
52869902

 

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