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“Cross-border surrogacy raises thorny questions, especially for feminists.Some people look at women selling their eggs or reproductive capacity as an individual right within the context of wage labor. Others see these practices as deepening gender and class inequalities in a not-so-free market”.

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This is a book - High Altitude WOMAN: From Extreme Sports to Indigenous Cultures –Discovering the Power of the Feminine by Jan Reynolds.

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We can say that the ability to conceive and bear children is the last frontier of gender equality;

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This massive tome-Dangerous Women- of nearly 800 pages (edited by George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois) taps into a couple of recent trends.

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In The Big Lie: Motherhood, Feminism and the Reality of the Biological Clock Tanya Selvaratnam presents her own story of “heartbreak and self-discovery”

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