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Choosing to have a child via surrogacy or choosing to become a surrogate mother raises many ethical, legal, social and economic considerations.

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India’s revised surrogacy law does little to meet the needs of its growing LGBTQ+ community.

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The mass movement of migrant workers during the pandemic allowed India’s authorities to weaken labour rights.

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The COVID-19 pandemic decimated the incomes of Indonesian motorbike and car drivers working for ride-sharing apps. But they found creative ways to survive.

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Viewing nature as a commodity has long been the norm but giving it legal rights may force a change of outlook across the world.

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Air pollution is an international problem. Domestic and international laws could work together to combat it.

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Recent work has strengthened the intellectual property rights ecosystem to protect traditional knowledge from commercial patents.

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Public money directly and indirectly supports pharmaceutical innovation. Governments need to ensure the public gets a fair return on its investment.

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