This position paper by the Women’s Rights Foundation advocates for all women and girls in Malta to have access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health, including access to safe and legal abortion.
The issue of abortion has once again found itself back on the agenda of decision-makers, but unfortunately it seems no one is willing to sit down and talk it over. Is it really so hard to do?
In Malta, having an abortion is a criminal offence, punishable by up to three years in jail – even in cases of rape and when there are health risks. Reporter Valerie Gauriat travelled to Malta to investigate how much of an appetite there is for change.