Maltese women asking for help to get abortions surged during COVID-19, UK-based charity Abortion Support Network told Lovin Malta. According to their figures, they helped a total of 87 women terminate their pregnancies this year, already exceeding last year’s total … Continued
Overseas charities have reported large increases in requests for abortion pills from women in Malta during the pandemic. Women On Web, an online community based in the Netherlands, received 45 pill requests in March and 47 in April, up from … Continued
“In september 2019 vond het eerste grote pro-choiceprotest plaats in Malta. We waren met meer dan 200 mensen”, zegt Sam Vassallo. “Dit was een historisch moment, aangezien maar weinig Maltezen openlijk pro-choice zijn. Zes maanden eerder was er ook al … Continued
In some European countries, hospitals have stopped performing abortions. In others, where abortion is severely restricted, women have been unable to travel to get treatment elsewhere.
What is the situation in Malta with regard to abortion rights? Mara Clarke, founder of Abortion Support Network, discusses…
A conversation on how we think about abortion access and how inclusive our services are is long over due. For far too long, the abortion movement has championed access for all those that require abortion care but with little acknowledgement … Continued
«Έψαχνα για διάφορα σκευάσματα που θα μπορούσαν να βάλουν τέλος στην εγκυμοσύνη μου. Έπεσα ακόμη και από τις σκάλες ελπίζοντας πως θα τραυματιστώ και θα αποβάλω» λέει η Μία από τη Μάλτα.
Gibraltar has the strictest abortion law in Europe
Pro-choice activist Liza Caruana-Finkel, an independent researcher, said COVID-19 had highlighted the problems of a system in which pregnant people in Malta secretly travel for abortions abroad or secretly order abortion pills online.
When Dream Nails released Vagina Police in 2018, with proceeds going to help people who needed to travel to have a safe, legal abortion, they had probably hoped that the lyrics (‘You have no autonomy, your body is not your … Continued