Journal articles featuring Doctors for Choice Malta dating back to our launch in 2019

APRIL 2020:

Plight of women seeking abortion worsened by COVID-19 flight ban - Commonwealth NGO

16 April, 2020 - Malta Today. Read: https://bit.ly/2xqH1JV

Safe abortion should permitted especially in these difficult times - CYGEN

15 April, 2020 - Television Malta (TVM). Read: https://bit.ly/2Vdplu3 (EN), https://bit.ly/2ykS0Vj (MLT)

Polish Parliament Must Reject Regressive Proposals on Sexual and Reproductive Rights

14 April, 2020 - Centre for Reproductive RightsRead: https://bit.ly/2RCdRyd

100 European civil society groups urger Malta to urgently reform abortion laws: ‘Women’s health and lives are at risk’

9 April, 2020 - Lovin Malta. Read: https://bit.ly/3b4s5Qa

 

European governments must ensure safe and timely access to abortion care during the COVID-19 pandemic

8 April, 2020 - Centre for Reproductive Rights. Read: https://bit.ly/2RwGvAM

 

Europe: Failures to guarantee safe access to abortion endangers health of women, girls amid COVID-19

8 April, 2020 - Amnesty International. Read: https://bit.ly/2yPwzf6

 

Joint civil society statement: European governments must ensure safe and timely access to abortion care during the COVID-19 pandemic

8 April, 2020 - Human Rights Watch. Read: https://bit.ly/2wDTglW

 

“Ensure abortion is treated as essential healthcare” – Voice for Choice

8 April, 2020 - Television Malta. Read: https://bit.ly/3coconh (EN), https://bit.ly/2V0vVUJ (MLT)

 

Malta fost sitt pajjiżi Ewropej mitluba jirriformaw il-liġijiet tal-abort b’mod urġenti

8 April, 2020 - iNews. Read: https://bit.ly/2V4Fty5

 

Il-COVID-19 iżidit-talbiet għall-għajnuna dwar l-abort

4 April, 2020 - iNews. Read: https://bit.ly/3a5bf22

 

Impact of COVID-19 on women in Malta seeking abortion: An overview

1 April, 2020 - Voice for Choice Blog. Read: https://bit.ly/2yonTfv

 

Spike in Maltese women seeking abortion help amid flight ban – UK charity

1 April, 2020 - Times of Malta. Read: https://bit.ly/2R0D0Cv

 

COVID-19 Travel restrictions harm women in Malta seeking abortions abroad, Abortion Support Network warns

1 April, 2020 - Lovin Malta. Read: https://bit.ly/2Ux4S3d

 

MARCH 2020:

Malta: Abortion online

26 March, 2020 - CafeBabel #blueborders. Read: https://bit.ly/2V0ay5U

 

Malta’s pro-choice doctors warn of increased barriers to safe abortion amidst COVID-19 travel bans

21 March, 2020 - Lovin Malta. Read: https://bit.ly/3ee0UUV

 

This short film might make you question your stance on Malta’s most divisive taboo

8 March, 2020 - Lovin Malta. Read: https://bit.ly/2xrl2SO

 

A Malta l’aborto è un reato, ma si è aperta una breccia

8 March, 2020 - Il Manifesto. Read: https://bit.ly/2VB1y6D

 

FEBRUARY 2020:

Abortion surveys…and what they suggest about the future of abortion in Malta

29 February, 2020 - Voice for Choice Blog. Read: https://bit.ly/3aaLI8M

Pro-choice activists message to president of Malta: The pro-lifers you met form part of a dangerous echo chamber

24 February, 2020 - Lovin Malta. Read: https://bit.ly/2V49PR6

 

Malta’s medical doctors: No to total ban on abortion

20 February, 2020 - Malta Today. Read: https://bit.ly/2vI07tX

 

Abortion debate: Between progress, Catholic morality and patriarchy

19 February, 2020 - Malta Today. Read: https://bit.ly/2JXD6GO

 

At least 53 women in Malta got an abortion in 2018

16 February, 2020 - Lovin Malta. Read: https://bit.ly/2JWiq24

 

82 women in Malta contacted UK charity for help with abortion

14 February, 2020 - Times of Malta. Read: https://bit.ly/3a042Ap

 

82 women contacted Abortino Support Network in 2019

14 February, 2020 - Malta Today. Read: https://bit.ly/2XGkYtt

 

82 women ask for help from Abortion Support Network

14 February, 2020 - Television Malta. Read: https://bit.ly/2VqvpOX (EN), https://bit.ly/2xglEee (MLT)

 

82 women in Malta contacted UK charity for help with abortion

14 February, 2020 - The Independent. Read: https://bit.ly/3b4vmio

 

10 women in Malta received funding by UK charity for abortions over the past year

14 February, 2020 - Lovin Malta. Read: https://bit.ly/3cbv0qd

Pro-choice doctors call for abortion to be decriminalised in position paper

6 February, 2020 - Malta Today. Read: https://bit.ly/2WZucQP

 

Doctors for Choice request that abortion no longer remains totally prohibited

5 February, 2020 - Television Malta. Read: https://bit.ly/2R1x3VJ (EN), https://bit.ly/2xzgsBZ (MLT)

 

This absolute ban on abortion is not found in any other EU member state

5 February, 2020 - The Independent. Read: https://bit.ly/3dKK6oc

 

Abortion is a healthcare issue pro-choice doctors group says

4 February, 2020 - Malta Today. Read: https://bit.ly/2UOu1FA

 

Pro-choice coalition condemns George Vella’s anti-abortion speech

3 February, 2020 - Malta Today. Read: https://bit.ly/2UxsULo

 

The problem with Malta’s president calling abortion murder

2 February, 2020 - Voice for Choice Blog. Read: https://bit.ly/2xFXWrj

 

JANUARY 2020:

Here’s a rare site: A Maltese politician has actually stood up for pro-choice activists

31 January, 2020 - Lovin Malta. Read: https://bit.ly/2JuXsHe

Tikkundanna kummenti rigward attivisti favur id-drittijiet riproduttivi tal-mara

31 January, 2020 - One News. Read: https://bit.ly/3bDtXPv

Malta’s regressive anti-choice groups

29 January, 2020 - Voice for Choice Blog. Read: https://bit.ly/2xAOeqk

Maltese abortion activists hugely disappointed president George Vella is addressing pro-life rally

28 January, 2020 - Lovin Malta. Read: https://bit.ly/2UJcWMY

 

President should stay away from anti-abortion protest

28 January, 2020 - The Independent. Read: https://bit.ly/2UxtsAW

 

Pro-choice group slams president’s decision to address anti-abortion manifestation

28 January, 2020 - Malta Today. Read: https://bit.ly/39B6TPX

 

Jisħqu li l-preżenza tal-President f'manifestazzjoni kontra l-abort hija 'insult'

28 January, 2020 - Illum. Read: https://bit.ly/3aDzUMA

 

Urtati għax il-President se jitkellem kontra l-abort – il-President jirreaġixxi

28 January, 2020 - Television Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/39Q8L8n

 

Voice for Choice coalition - President should keep away from anti-abortion protest

28 January, 2020 - Times of Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/39IxCuH

 

H.E. George Vella’s address at the ‘Manifestation in favour of Life’ is an astounding insult to all those who care about civil rights and equality in our country

28 January, 2020 - Voice for Choice Blog. Read: https://bit.ly/3dKFxdy

 

Abortions in Malta: How many?

22 January, 2020 - Il-Barrani. Read: http://bit.ly/2SPkYDd

 

Malta’s Pro-Choice Coalition voices scepticism at report Joseph Muscat plans to campaign for abortion

14 January, 2020 - Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2woBkLB

 

Abortion: Women’s rights not politicians’ fiefdom – Pro-choice coalition

13 January, 2020 - Times of Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2UVDe0r

 

DECEMBER 2019:

Looking back at 2019: 'Women aloud' on reproductive rights

31 December, 2019 - Malta Today. Read: http://bit.ly/2FHLic6

 

NOVEMBER 2019:

Maltese doctors do not agree with total ban on abortion, survey finds

20 November, 2019 - Malta Today. Read: http://bit.ly/35HTa8c

 

30 school girls in Malta got pregnant during the last scholastic year, some as young as 14

12 November, 2019 - Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/38b1HCr

 

OCTOBER 2019:

Malta's Book Council Head comes out swinging against Spazju Kreattiv over anti-abortion movie

30 October, 2019 - Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2R96SM9

 

Malta sets stage for abortion debate

19 October, 2019 - BBC News. Read: https://bbc.in/2OHjs4W

 

The premiere of 'Unplanned': the depictino of truth or anti-abortion propganda

16 October, 2019 - The Malta Independent. Read: http://bit.ly/35Npzdm

 

Leitrim ARC at the very first rally for choice in Malta

10 October, 2019 - Abortion Rights Campaign. Read: http://bit.ly/2tWAtQN

 

Abortion: Is the taboo broken? (Or is the pro-choice movement another bubble?)

9 October, 2019 - Malta Today. Read: http://bit.ly/3a3HyzW

 

La condizione delle donne a Malta

9 October, 2019 - TGCOM24. Read: http://bit.ly/36NAoxB

 

Is the abortion band behind Malta having the highest rate of infant deaths in the EU?

8 October, 2019 - Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2TlofvR

 

Aborto: primo raduno pro-choice nella storia di Malta

1 October, 2019 - TGCOM24. Read: http://bit.ly/2TjgNSa

 

Doctors for Choice respond to Marion’s true story

1 October, 2019 - Women for Women Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/30hdRqh

 

SEPTEMBER 2019:

'We are here and we are not going away' - Andrea Dibben

30 September, 2019 - Malta Today. Read: http://bit.ly/2tP6LNU

 

Watch: Valletta hosts pro-life and pro-choice gatherings on safe abortion day

28 September, 2019 - Malta Today. Read: http://bit.ly/36YcWOp

 

Abortion: Two rallies, one in favour, the other against, held in Valletta

28 September, 2019 - Independent. Read: http://bit.ly/2t05545

 

In Photos: Malta's frist-ever pro-choice rally 

28 September, 2019 - Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/30f1V8u

 

Young Progressive Beings: A new youth organisation has been set up in Malta and they're fighting for change

28 September, 2019 - Lovin Malta. Read: https://bit.ly/3cg6vbI

'The world is not black or white ': Pro-choice campaigner urges empathy ahead of Malta's first ever rally

28 September, 2019 - Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2QLZvLr

 

Ritratti: Attivitajet favur u kontra l-abort fil-Belt Valletta  

28 September, 2019 - Illum. Read: http://bit.ly/2Tf3D8q

 

Watch: Pro-choice and pro-life lobbies face off on safetry of abortion

28 September, 2019 - Times of Malta. Read:  http://bit.ly/3a5uQ3q

 

Attivisti favur u kontra l-għażla  tal-abort jiltaqgħu il-Belt

28 September, 2019 - Newsbook. Read: http://bit.ly/36ObsGi

 

Nel paese delle madri per forza

27 September, 2019 - Grazia. Read: http://bit.ly/2Nlt5W5

 

This year 43 women in Malta sought help to have an abortion - Abortion Support Network

26 September, 2019 - Television Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2Pniyel (EN), http://bit.ly/36v7QbE (MLT)

 

F'seba xhur mijiet ta' nisa Maltin talbu informazzjoni dwar il-pillola abortiva

26 September, 2019 - Illum. Read: http://bit.ly/2PmC230

 

43 Maltese women sought overseas abortion information, NGO says

26 September, 2019 - Malta Today. Read: http://bit.ly/30eAP1r

 

'I almost lost my life because Maltese doctors refused to terminate an unviable pregnancy'

26 September, 2019 - Women for Women Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2FH3jav

 

'Maltese women are having abortions, that's the reality', pro-choice activist says

25 September, 2019 - Malta Today. Read: http://bit.ly/2FJqAZK

 

Abortion activists prepare Malta's first pro-choice rally - Voice for Choice

25 September, 2019 - Times of Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2PRsaNy

 

Malta's first pro-choice rally will take place this Saturday - Voice for Choice 

25 September, 2019 - Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/36CjFg7

 

AUGUST 2019:

Throwing out the bathwater with the baby - Mara Clarke - Abortion Support Network

5 August, 2019 - Malta Today. Read: http://bit.ly/2Tad3A7

 

A Malta nasce il movimento per il diritto all’aborto

5 August, 2019 - Internazionale. Read: http://bit.ly/2YtROiN

 

JULY 2019:

Malta’s pro-choice doctors call for legal change to protect mothers whose lives are in danger

27 July, 2019 - Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2LJTEoV

 

Malta is the last EU country to have a full ban on abortion

27 July, 2019 - The Economist. Read: https://econ.st/2OE2yGN

 

L’unico paese europeo dove l’aborto è ancora totalmente illegale

26 July, 2019 - ilPost. Read: http://bit.ly/30VcFbe

 

Europe’s patchwork of abortion laws is absurd. Rights must be made universal

24 July, 2019 - The Guardian. Read: http://bit.ly/2SacxmH

Il-politika dwar is-saħħa sesswali trid tiġi riveduta

17 July, 2019 - iNews Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/31NFgBj

 

Malta Today Survey | No change in Malta’s anti-abortion attitudes

15 July, 2019 - Malta Today. Read: https://bit.ly/2QDYjts

 

Malta’s Fledging movement for abortion rights

15 July, 2019 - The Atlantic. Read: http://bit.ly/30FiHgl

 

Malta has second worst rate of syphilis cases in Europe in 2017

12 July, 2019 - The Malta Independent. Read: http://bit.ly/37aeZxR

 

The first openly pro-choice doctor runs for the Malta Medical Council election

4 July, 2019 - Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2SgPcyj

 

“On the issue of which life should be protected, whether that of the pregnant girl or the baby that is growing inside of her, the international Court of Justice states that [the life] of an adolescent girl is above anything else.”

1 July, 2019 - Times of Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2Y71Ghh

 

“Il-maġġoranza ta’ nisa Ii jkollhom abort ma jsofru l-ebda dannu fiżiku jew mentali”

1 July, 2019 - L-Orrizzont. Read: http://bit.ly/2LQ5hcZ

 

JUNE 2019:

Doctors for Choice Malta - What do we aim to achieve ?

30 June, 2019 - The Malta Independent. Read: http://bit.ly/2XJNKuj

 

Voices for Freedom and Choice

24 June, 2019 - THINK. Read: http://bit.ly/2JEuy7o

 

'The threat is too great'

20 June, 2019 - Malta Today. Read: http://bit.ly/2Jzex3L

 

"Mara hija inkubatur meta tkompli bit-tqala kontra r-rieda tagħha"

18 June, 2019 - L-Orizzont. Read: http://bit.ly/2XIJL1b

 

Minister non-committal on emergency contraception for rape victims

18 June, 2019 - Malta Today. Read: http://bit.ly/2SamaSB

 

‘Shoot them in the head one by one’: Facebook user reported to police

17 June, 2019 – Times of Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/39i1LR3

 

“...couples are suffering as a result of Malta’s ban on pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)”

17 June, 2019 - Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2Jz4tYG

 

Rape victims still not provided with emergency contraception at public general hospital despite promise - Women’s Rights Foundation

17 June, 2019 - Malta Today. Read: http://bit.ly/2YSuJSK

 

Tobba favur li l-morning after pill tingħata fl-isptar - Doctors for Choice Malta

17 June, 2019 - iNews Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2xNJNoS

 

Malta’s Office of the Commissioner for Children (OCC) has given a tentative green light for the government to pursue the UN’s recommendations for the sexual and reproductive health of adolescent girls, which includes the safe access to abortion and post-abortion services.

15 June, 2019 - Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2XKpnI9

 

Pro-Choice activists demonstrate as EU summit delegates arrive at Castille

14 June, 2019 - Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/30AgFy2

 

Welcome to Malta where women and girls are just incubators - Pro-choice activists

14 June, 2019 - The Malta Independent. Read: http://bit.ly/2LmLbHU

 

Women in Valletta carry pro-abortion banners

14 June, 2019 - Television Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2XPIEb3

 

‘Women are just incubators here’, activists tell EU leaders

14 June, 2019 - Times of Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2Sr1Drz

 

Decriminalisation of abortion recommended by United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Children

13 June, 2019 - Times of Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2GbazMO

 

UN’s Children’s Rights Committee Calls On Malta To Decriminalise Abortion And Ensure Its Safe Access In The Country

10 June, 2019 - Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2LlofJ0

 

Anti-abortion activist accused of giving rogue advice in Malta

8 June, 2019 - The Times (UK). Read: http://bit.ly/2SxS9Lt

 

Maltese women getting false abortion advice from Irish anti-abortionist activist

8 June, 2019- Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2Sc6NYh

 

The realities of a difficult pregnancy

8 June, 2019 - thebalkanista.com Read: http://bit.ly/2OD0P20

 

Leading Maltese gynaecologist urges the government to legalise pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)

6 June, 2019 - Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2LSSlDp

 

Deception and intimidation by anti-abortion groups in Malta

6 June, 2019 - Malta Today. Read: http://bit.ly/2XFuQVe

 

Women facing 'deception and intimidation' when seeking overseas abortion, pro-choice groups claim

6 June, 2019 - Times of Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2skldNt

 

Social media shifts abortion attitudes in Malta/A small island’s biggest taboo - Break the Taboo / Doctors for Choice Malta

5 June, 2019 - Hinterland Magazine (UK). Read: http://bit.ly/2LQ48lL or http://bit.ly/3bsyMw7 (page 38)

 

MAY 2019:

Abortion: a medical, not a political issue - Doctors for Choice Malta

27 May, 2019 - Malta Today. Read: http://bit.ly/2LSN7as

 

Abortion debate goes mainstream in Malta

24 May, 2019 - Politico. Read: https://politi.co/2YT0FXh

 

Facing The Toughest Decision Alone And In Silence: A Look At The Maltese Stories In The Abortion Debate - Break the Taboo

22 May, 2019 - Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2Y0EeSH

 

Doctors for Choice Malta aim for a healthy society

12 May, 2019 - The Malta Independent. Read: http://bit.ly/2XIl8Bv

 

Doctors for Choice Malta join the Voice for Choice coalition

9 May, 2019 - Doctors for Choice Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2NWKJCg

 

‘Do You Actually Want To Send Young Maltese Women To Prison For Getting Abortions?’

8 May, 2019 - Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2NVrmJR

 

''Servizzi moħbija jistgħu jwasslu għal proċeduri perikolużi'' - Doctors for Choice Malta

7 May, 2019 - iNews Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/30xXl4s

 

Il-lat negattiv tal-Prinċipju tad-Doppju Effett f’Malta: “Irrabjata għaliex it-tobba Maltin qatt ma tawni għażla.”

4 May, 2019 - iNews Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2xK2mdE

 

Safe access to abortion is a healthcare issue - Doctors for Choice Malta launch

2 May, 2019 - Times of Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/30wXcho

 

New doctors’ group calls for safe accessible abortion in Malta - Doctors for Choice Malta launch

2 May, 2019 - Malta Today. Read: http://bit.ly/2xJIYxr

 

Doctors for Choice: Maltese medical professionals band together to advocate for safe access to abortion

2 May, 2019 - Lovin Malta. Read: http://bit.ly/2yS5mVY

APRIL 2019:

On abortion in the context of Malta: A medical doctor’s perspective

3 April, 2019 - Isles of the Left. Read: http://bit.ly/30AgUsW

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