The IUP Journal of Law Review
Ethical and Legal Issues Surrounding Surrogacy and Assisted Reproductive Technology in India: Where the Law Stands

Article Details
Pub. Date : April' 2023
Product Name : The IUP Journal of Law Review
Product Type : Article
Product Code : IJLR030423
Author Name : Vasvi Talwar
Availability : YES
Subject/Domain : Arts & Humanities
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No. of Pages : 08



IVF and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) have offered millions of infertile couples a ray of hope. ART has revolutionized the lives of countless hopeful couples by fulfilling their dream of having children. Advanced research practices have been made possible by ART. The technology also challenges society's views on human life, justice, equal rights, and entitlement to biological offspring. The paper discusses the legal importance of ART, role of ART clinics, the criteria for determining whether a couple deserves to use ART measures, etc. It also examines the legal issues involved in the reproductive rights of women. It is felt that more laws are needed to address the problems brought out by ART.


Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) refers to treatments and procedures that can help childless/infertile couple have children. It involves manipulation of egg and sperm to increase the chance of a successful pregnancy. This paper takes a close look at the ethical and legal issues related to ART.