“It’s appalling that when faced with an unwanted or non-viable pregnancy, women in Malta with financial resources can access abortion abroad, while those with less money are forced to risk criminal prosecution by ordering tablets from the internet. Some take … Continued
“These numbers show what activists have known for years – that making abortion against the law doesn’t stop abortion but forces women and pregnant people to travel abroad or look online for healthcare.”
Today, ‘No one left behind’ is the Abortion Rights Campaign’s message.
Don’t get me wrong. Any person resident in Ireland who can get an abortion without having to get on a boat or a plane is a miracle. But there are many, many people who are falling through the cracks.
For Release 27th September 2019 43 women from Malta contact British charity for abortion help while 100s more seek tablets online. Malta’s first ever prochoice March highlights injustice of draconian law Since opening to Malta on 14 February … Continued
While travelling abroad to access abortion is possible for some people, it’s a poor excuse for a solution and has a catastrophic impact on those unable to travel. It’s time we end this situation and bring free, safe, legal and … Continued
“I wouldn’t like a future where groups like ours are necessary,” Aleksandra says, “but if it goes the way it’s going now, then I hope more will start.”
What makes you hopeful for the future? Glitter.
“‘Every bit of research shows that banning abortion doesn’t stop it; it just stops safe abortion for poor women. Because women with money have the ability to travel, and women without money don’t. And that’s just not fair.”
“Whatever your belief, I don’t think it’s right you feel you have the right to stand in front of somebody and scream at them, insult them, call them a murderer – or, as is often the case, to give them … Continued