Expanding possibilities for criminal prosecution of forced marriage, polygamy and female genital mutilation
Verruiming strafrechtelijke aanpak van huwelijksdwang, polygamie en vrouwelijke genitale verminking
The information was last updated in 2013 and may not accurately represent the present situation. It makes a reference to the United Kingdom as a member of the European Union and was published before the UK's withdrawal from the European Union on the 31 January 2020.
Foreigners who perform FGM on a Dutch girl (living in the Netherlands or with a Dutch passport) or contribute, can be prosecuted in the Netherlands. Before 1 July 2013 only Dutch perpetrators could be prosecuted.