A digital magazine on sexuality in the Global South

Surrogacy

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The Editorial: Money and Sexuality

Aspects of sexuality such as aesthetic taste, body image, sexual orientation, desires and aspirations, self-esteem, gender expression, reproductive choices, and more, are all interdependent with the impact of money in our lives and that of those around us. Indeed, our systemic relationship with money has a direct influence on how we ‘value’ ourselves.
A malnourished pregnant woman sitting on a hospital bed. She is wearing a striped yellow and black gown. Screen reader support enabled. A malnourished pregnant woman sitting on a hospital bed. She is wearing a striped yellow and black gown.

Surrogacy: A Gift for Whom?

The two people involved in the transaction of surrogacy occupy different positions of power. The surrogate who bears the child is not a woman with similar economic and social standing as the one who receives the child.
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The Invisible Mother: The ‘Stigma’ of Surrogacy

Mobility is undertaken for varied reasons across contemporary global spaces. One emerging reason for travel and mobility is reproduction. ‘Reproductive tourism,' as it is popularly known,has far-reaching consequences for those involved in it. At the crux of this is India’s rapidly growing and currently unregulated commercial surrogacy industry, estimated to be worth US $445 million…
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