Another similarity was pointed out by
Gena Corea between surrogacy and prostitution. She argues that the surrogates
sell the use of her body parts such as eggs, ovaries and wombs which can be
compared to how the prostitutes sell the use of her vagina, rectum or mouths.

She
envisions a situation where some of the females are kept with one another as a
class of breeders, just as prostitutes are kept together in brothels.

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Factual
Differences between Prostitution and Surrogacy.

 

The potential harms of prostitution are
much more than that of the harms of the surrogacy. First, an agency is approached
by the female who expresses her interest in becoming a surrogate are not
generally solicited in face to face transaction. Furthermore, the need of
intercourse is not present with a man in order to carry out their agreement. It
is possible that there is an involvement of only two women and the transaction
is not one that only involves one man and one woman. Moreover, there are no
incidents reported of women being abducted or enticed to work as surrogates. A
surrogacy arrangement is performed as much for a man as for a woman even if in
a partial surrogacy the name of the woman recipient may be absent from the
contract.

 

Certain key differences for the better
conceptualization of the difference between prostitution and surrogacy are
mentioned below: –

 

1.      Delinquent
and Indictable Nature

The
most prominent difference between surrogacy and prostitution is that the latter
can be said as the sale of sexual services which is chargeable is held to be
unethical, soliciting and immoral and offering it is legally prohibited in many
areas around the world, for instance, in India it is a punishable offence under
the Indian Penal Code as well as under the Suppression of Immoral Traffic in
Women and Girls Act. On the other hand, surrogacy can be defined as an act of substitution
of gestation and consequent child bearing without any sexual intercourse
involving the surrogate, is neither held as a fraudulent act nor a felonious
offence.