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The Surrogacy Act

About the project

The Surrogacy Act is an interactive storytelling game. The activity takes the audience on a digital journey, allowing them to choose between six characters and make different choices to explore variations in the character’s story. These characters are intended parents and surrogates from different jurisdictions. By sharing experiences from surrogates and other stakeholders, the activity’s immersive experience is enhanced through interwoven audio clips. Each narrative provides insights into the legal frameworks and ethical dilemmas surrounding surrogacy in different contexts.

Project Team

Zaina Mahmoud (University of Exeter) and Meera Somji (LSE) with Rhianna Ilube (a theatre-maker with Coney).


Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health Enhanced Research Award (£2000)