What the Surrogacy Debate Can Learn from the Sex Workers Movement: Part 2

In India, a fiery debate regarding surrogacy illustrates how we, including those in the women’s movement, have still to resolve a number of uncomfortable questions when it comes to women’s choice and autonomy.   Continued from Part I. Surrogacy opponents raise diverse ethical, religious and nationalist arguments against the practice. Women and men alike have…

What the Surrogacy Debate can learn from the Sex Workers’ Movement- Part 1

In India, a fiery debate regarding surrogacy illustrates how we, including those in the women’s movement, have still to resolve a number of uncomfortable questions when it comes to women’s choice and autonomy. As a premier site for medical tourism, India has increasingly attracted couples facing fertility challenges.  In addition to offering services for a…