PARLIAMENTARY CAMPAIGN "STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN":|
FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION
Legislation and other national provisions
The Inter-Parliamentary Union is attempting systematically to gather information on the current state legislation and other national provisions dealing directly or indirectly with the issue of female genital mutilation.
At this stage, data is available for the following countries (to see detailed information, please click on the country's name):
|A||Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan|
|B||Bahrain, Belgium, Benin, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi|
|C||Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Cyprus|
|D-E-F||Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France|
||Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Ghana,Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau|
||India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Luxembourg|
|M||Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique|
|N||Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Norway|
||Peru, Poland, Rwanda, Sao Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland|
||Togo, Tunisia, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Kingdom, United Republic of Tanzania, United States of America, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe|
Country-specific information reproduces the contents of the official communications received to date from national parliaments. Other reliable information, contained in the documents published by the United Nations and the World Health Organization, is also taken into consideration. Whenever necessary, it is specified that the IPU has not received any official information directly.