Giving Birth Latest Job Outsourced to India
More than 50 women in this city are now pregnant with the children of couples from the United States, Taiwan, and Britain. Suman Dodia, a pregnant, 26-year-old, said she will buy a house with the $4,500 she receives from the British couple whose child she's carrying. It would have taken her 15 years to earn that on her maid's monthly salary of $25.
Experts say commercial surrogacy could take off in India for the same reasons outsourcing in other industries has been successful: a wide labor pool working for relatively low rates.
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(HT: Sanil Kori)