Society in general, and particularly Maltese society, is unkind to a woman who has an abortion. On International Women’s Day, why not show empathy rather than judgment? You do not know what a person is going through; you are not in her shoes.
Maltese working women, married or otherwise, is not a recent phenomenon. Historical sources prove the claim that three centuries ago, in 18th century Malta, women’s input into the work of production was indeed significant.
The perfect, romanticised version of motherhood—the ‘motherhood myth’—needs to be dismantled. Women who are childless by choice are controversial, but women who regret motherhood…? This is the ultimate taboo.
A poem by Nadia Mifsud.
The image of domestic kitchen serves as an electoral asset and reinforces heterosexual gender roles at once.
The growing discrimination, harassment, attacks and assaults are not bound to one social category (such as gender) but to multiple at once—age, race, class. Queer-feminist street art is a response to such harassment in public space.
It is through re-establishing compassionate connections between people and abolishing the social hierarchy that nature can once again be valued.