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August 13, 2014

Al Jazeera Interviews Nandana Indananda on Surrogacy in Thailand

Al Jazeera

In light of the growing controversy surrounding the practice of commercial surrogacy in Thailand, Al Jazeera interviewed Nandana Indananda, a partner in Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property group, for his views on the situation.

Commenting on the reasons as to why surrogacy has become so prevalent in Thailand, Nandana said, “there are a lot of women in Thailand who are in a position to become a surrogate mother. They need money, and together with the advancement of technology, Thailand may be a heaven for surrogacy.”

Nandana helped draft a new law on surrogacy that he says will not prohibit the practice, but it will discourage it.

Al Jazeera is a Doha-based broadcaster that provides the latest in current events around the world. If you would like to view the full interview, please visit the Al Jazeera website.