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Doctors were questioned about their views on legalisation of abortion in different circumstances and gestational ages. A clear majority were in favour of legalisation, for at least up to 12 weeks gestation, in case of ‘woman’s life in danger’ (66.8%) … Continued
Taylor said that forcing women to travel so they can have an abortion ‘creates a class divide’. “Those who have resources like money, support and time can access the abortion they want,” said Taylor.
Today marks exactly one year since the services of Abortion Support Network (ASN) were extended to Malta, Voice for Choice said in a statement.
Those who needed financial help were given a total of £8,882.74 (€10,700.34) in grants from the charity, £2,263.52 (€2,726.69) towards the cost of travel and accommodation and £6,619.22 (€7,973.66) towards consultations and abortion care services, or an average of £888.74 … Continued
“While we are unhappy that people from Malta need to contact our charity for help in order to receive factual information about pregnancy options and help with abortion care, we are glad to be of service to anyone in Malta … Continued
82 women in Malta have reached out to UK-based charity Abortion Support Network (ASN) over the past year, with 10 of them receiving funding for traveling, consultations and abortion care.
The emphasis on delaying women’s decisions in the training I took is dangerous, Mara Clarke, from the UK charity Abortion Support Network, told me. “As soon as someone decides they want an abortion, they are up against the clock”, she … Continued
A system designed by thinking about those least able to access care would certainly result in a system that decriminalised abortion and centred on the autonomy of pregnant people, rather than one that instituted requirements for multiple visits and points … Continued
“The most marginalised people don’t have a pathway, and they are still being failed by the law.”