Nepalese surrogacy unearthed
The devastating earthquake in Nepal last April unearthed the ongoing exploitation of young Indian migrants by surrogacy agents in Kathmandu.
Woman at centre of Indian euthanasia debate dies
Israel evacuates babies of surrogate mothers from devastated Nepal
Nepal has become a surrogacy hub.
Outsourcing embryos in India
A recent Vice documentary explores the well-trodden path to shady surrogacy practices in India.
Is this guru dead or meditating?
The body of Ashutosh Maharaj lies in refrigeration while his followers wrangle with the courts.
Distinguished doctor arrested over Indian sterilisation tragedy
Thirteen women have died following a series of unhygienic sterilisation operations in an Indian birth control clinic.
Over-50s are major clients of Indian IVF
"Come alone. Leave as a family. Age no bar”
A disturbing study of gendercide in India
A major report on sex-ratios and abortion in India gives detailed background on the scourge of gendercide.
The industrial revolution in surrogacy
An innovative doctor wants to set up a baby factory in India.
India profits as Afghan health crisis continues
Medical tourism booms in India,
Simultaneous surrogates: India’s new trend
The Indian surrogacy industry keeps tweaking its product line to keep up with the market. The latest trend to emerge in the media is twiblings – children born at the same time to two surrogate mothers.
FIGHTING EXPLOITATION 1: New industry guidelines for Indian surrogates
The newly formed Indian Society for Third-Party Assisted Reproduction is drafting moral and ethical guidelines for the surrogacy industry.
FIGHTING EXPLOITATION 2: Indian clinical trial consents to be videotaped
The Indian Supreme Court has ordered the central government to ensure that the informed consent of any patients in clinical trial be videotaped.
Survey of Indian surrogacy reveals shocking abuses
A survey of surrogate mothers and commissioning parents in India deepens suspicions that the US$2 billion industry is deeply exploitative.
Convicted paedophile gets child from surrogate mother in India
A convicted Israeli paedophile adopted a 4-year-old girl from a surrogate mother in India, the Jewish Chronicle has reported.
Indian women victimized in sterilization camps
Sterilization of poor Indian women is still a major tool used by state governments to slow population growth.
Are US media finally discovering the exploitation in India surrogacy?
CBS twigs to the dangers of surrogacy in India and commercial surrogacy spreads in Kazakhstan
Suicide the leading cause of death for young Indian women
Is this related to sex-selective abortion?
Indian gynaecologist jailed for organising massacre of Muslims
One of the more fundamental and easily grasped obligations of the ethical obligations of a doctor is not to incite people to mass murder. However, an Indian gynaecologist who ran a maternity home in Gujarat has been jailed for 28 years over the slaughter of 96 Muslims in 2002.
Horror in a mass sterilization camp in India
Earlier this month four doctors in a West Bengal public hospital performed up to 106 sterilization operations in a single day, with hospital staff dumping patients in a nearby field to recover.
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