The Abortion Support Network (ASN), a UK-based charity providing financial assistance, practical information and accommodation to those living in countries with restrictive abortion laws, announced today that they have expanded their services to people resident in Malta and Gibraltar. Anyone in those countries will be able to ring the ASN helpline, visit their website or send an email and receive confidential, non-judgmental information about the least expensive way to arrange abortion, travel to England, Netherlands … Continued
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.