Sheela Saravanan is a research associate in the department of anthropology, South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University, Germany. She is the author of A Transnational Feminist View of Surrogacy Biomarkets in India (Springer, 2018). She has published on the Indo-German socio-ethical context of prenatal diagnosis, commercial surrogacy, birthing practices in India, training of traditional birth attendants in India, the status of reproductive health in South Asia, and violence against women and female infanticide in India. In her research, she has applied critical medical anthropology and feminist theories of the mindful body, global justice, reproductive justice, transnational feminism, and intersectionality. She has a multidisciplinary educational background in geography, developmental studies, public health, and has worked in the disciplines of anthropology, bioethics, and gender studies.
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