Prohibition of surrogacy in India

A few years ago, India was the world’s largest surrogacy center. According to experts, the annual turnover in this area was about 1.4 billion dollars. Indian women were pushed to the participation in surrogacy programs by poverty. They agreed to bear children for a relatively small fee. Moral motivation in such cases was often absent.

The Government of India decided to stop this practice. Acquiring a child by participating in surrogacy programs is now available only to citizens of the country. This childbearing technology can be used by childless Indian couples who for 5 years have not been able to conceive a child naturally or with the help of IVF. In fact, it is a question of stopping the practice of commercial surrogacy, which flourished in the country.