What does Malta's law say about abortion?
Malta has a complete ban on abortion, with the law completely prohibiting abortion and criminalising the act of abortion for both the abortion provider and the woman seeking abortion. The law provides no exceptions, which means abortion in Malta is ...
Are there subsidies for contraception in Malta?
In most cases, you will have to buy your contraceptives with your own money, even if you obtain a prescription for free from a health centre GP. Unfortunately, there are no subsidy or reimbursement schemes for contraceptives in Malta, so they have to ...
Do I need my parents' permission to get contraception?
Condoms do not require a prescription and are even available from vending machines, for example at the University of Malta canteen. For contraceptives that require a prescription (which is most contraceptives except condoms) or are given out solely ...
Monthly cost of contraception in Malta
Long acting contraceptives (such as the IUD and the implant) usually have a much higher price per unit than short acting contraceptives (such as condoms and the contraceptive pill). However, long acting contraceptives also have a much longer ...
Should I rely on the withdrawal method?
The withdrawal method, also known as pulling out, is the act of taking the penis out of the vagina before ejaculation, and ejaculating away from the woman's genitals. Some studies show that when the withdrawal method is used perfectly, only around 4 ...