Malta: Youth and the State of the Nation
We can’t discuss the state of the nation of Malta, without looking towards the future. And we can only look towards the future, if we do it together with our children and youth
My vision as Deputy Chairperson of ADPD – Malta’s Green Party
Yesterday I was elected as deputy chairperson for ADPD – Malta’s Green Party. I have been a member of the party since 2017 and a committee member since summer 2019. When Sandra Gauci announced that she was interested in being the next Chairperson of the party we had a conversation to discuss my role in…
Non Binary Language: Maltese
Yesterday I spoke on a panel about Maltese language and it’s binary and non-binary modes. This would be just another event in the life of an activist, weren’t it for the fact that I barely spoke a word of Maltese the first 18 years of my life. To think that now I’m able to not…
ADPD calls on government to rescue 500 people in distress
It is far time for a European response to support the member states, like Malta, that are located as the first point of entry. The discussions on safe and legal pathways into Europe are mainly avoided and stalled by the conservative majorities across Europe.
Abortion in Malta: The long journey
“Abortion to be allowed when woman’s health is at serious risk” – next week amendments will be tabled in Maltese parliament to make this happen. As a friend of mine remarked, it’s a small step forward, that just shows how far behind we are. As with many fights for justice I think it is important…
Has the discussion on LGBTQI Rights in Malta already plateaued?
In this blog I analyse the current discussions on LGBTQI issues in Malta, as experienced at the IDAHOT 2022 business breakfast organised by the Parliamentary Secretary for Equality and Reforms on May 17th 2022.
Malta’s Shrinking Spaces
There are different ways to shrink spaces in society, and the Labour government seems keen to deploy all of them. This has an impact on our physical, political, and social environments. We’ve observed the shrink creep into our lives over the past few years. Since it starts slowly it can be challenging to notice the…
Barriers, barriers, barriers. Keeping us out, keeping them in.
So many people in Malta care for our environment, our beaches, our seas, and our future. Taking time out of their days to clean up our beaches, to raise awareness, to meet with members of parliament, and to demand change from politicians that will actually have a positive impact. People like CaMi and many volunteers…