Wombs-for-Rent: China’s Underground Surrogacy Market Is Booming
January 3, 2018
(International Business Times) – China’s illegal surrogacy market is booming with vast numbers of women earning money through offering their wombs for service. Women in rural villages are being lured away from their factory jobs to carry others’ fertilised eggs to birth according to a two-month investigation by a state-run news site, The Paper, The Times reported. Couples pay anywhere between £40,000 to £114,000 for surrogacy, and are even told they can guarantee the baby’s gender.