Women As Guinea Pigs In Biotechnical Research

Jennifer Lahl

Data from 2017 tells that in the U.S. alone, we have nearly one million frozen human embryos, with seemingly very few concerned about this. The global in-vitro fertilization market is expected to reach 36.2 billion dollars by 2026.

Now, postmenopausal women are getting pregnant – last month it was reported that a 73 year old woman has just given birth to twins in India.

A 2017 report shows that in the U.S., commercial surrogacy is a $2.3 billion dollar a year industry with no signs of stopping, as gay men now join infertile couples to buy eggs, rent wombs in order to buy a baby, and citizens from countries that prohibit surrogacy flock to the U.S.

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