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National and International Legislation on FGM
In the following pages you will find a listing of national and international legislation pertaining to FGM. If you know of another legislation that is not listed on here, please let me know by using the contact form.
States whose anti-FGM bills did not pass:
States that punish parents as well as doctors who perform FGM
Bills whose status is unknown
International ListingThe current list of legislations were taken from A Report to the Attorney-General prepared by the Family Law Council on Female Genital Mutilation from Australia . If you know of any other legislations, or if you have the entire text of any of t he current legislations, please please let me know by using the contact form.
Australian and Other Relevant Laws
British and Canadian Legislation
Summaries of Some Countries' Laws
Summaries of Some African Countries's Laws