Legislative proposal by Deputy Pozza Tasca, Norms regarding the prevention and repression of FGM, and the promotion of an awareness-raising campaign
*Proposta di legge n. 7157 d’iniziativa del deputato Pozza Tasca Norme in materia di prevenzione e repressione delle mutilazioni dei genitali femminili, nonche´ per la promozione di un’apposita campagna informativa
The bill proposes to establish the specific crime of FGM by integrating the criminal code, art. 583 bis; to punish with 4 to 8 years who shall commit such crimes, to be increased by 1/3 if victims are less than 15 years old; to integrate art. 604 of the penal code specifying extraterritoriality; to immediately deport the migrant who shall be incriminated; to explicit the duty to report for all health professionals; to set up a National Observatory on FGM, to inform migrants on the Italian Law when entering Italy through Embassies and Consulates; to set up a free toll number and training courses as well as raising awareness activities, in Italy and within International Dev. Cooperation Programmes.
MP, the Chamber of Deputies
The National Parliament, Chamber of Deputies, http://www.camera.it/_dati/leg13/lavori/stampati/pdf/7157.pdf#nav