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The ethics of surrogacy: women's reproductive labour.
  1. A van Niekerk,
  2. L van Zyl
  1. University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.


    The aim of this article is to establish whether there is anything intrinsically immoral about surrogacy arrangements from the perspective of the surrogate mother herself. Specific attention is paid to the claim that surrogacy is similar to prostitution in that it reduces women's reproductive labour to a form of alienated and/or dehumanized labour.

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