the Debate has begun and will continue next week.
- When the first round of discussions is over, a parliamentary committee, then draw a conclusion and it is yet uncertain what these discussions will conclude, and what the outcome of the vote will be.
so says Silja Dogg Gunnarsdottir from Iceland's Progressive Party on the motion for a resolution, she, together with politicians from the three other parties have put forward in the icelandic parliament. Silja will - like more and more of the resident muslims and a good portion of the Extra the Magazine's readers - to expand the prohibition against genital mutilation which is applicable for girls also apply to boys.
the nation - 16. jun. 2016 - pm. 19:49 Muslim: Circumcision should be illegal on the healthy children!
And since a ban on drengeomskæring will be verdenshistorisk, so is the Ship not sure on the outcome - but the debate is therefore, in time:
- It is quite normal that we as icelandic mps take complicated cases, such as r.ex. circumcision of men, for discussion in the parliament.
- We must not be afraid to talk about difficult, sensitive and highly debated issue.
- It is our job to do it and to create the legal framework of our society, says Silja to the nation!
In Denmark, a folketingsdebat on a omskæringsforbud at the same time detailed. Nearly 20,000 danes have with NemID supported borgerforslaget's Introduction of an 18-year minimum age for the circumcision of healthy children', If the proposal reaches 50.000 supports in d. 31. July, the Danish parliament take up the case.