Rosy Bindi

The Honourable
Maria Rosaria "Rosy" Bindi
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Italian Minister of Family
In office
17 May 2006 - 8 May 2008
Prime MinisterRomano Prodi
Preceded byRoberto Maroni
Minister of Health
In office
17 May 1996 - 25 April 2000
Prime MinisterRomano Prodi
Massimo D'Alema
Preceded byElio Guzzanti
Succeeded byUmberto Veronesi
Personal details
Born(1951-02-12) 12 February 1951 (age 66)
Sinalunga, Italy
Political partyDemocratic (2007- )
Democracy is Freedom (2002-2007)
Italian People's Party (1994-2002)
Christian Democratic (1989-1994)
ProfessionPolitical scientist


Maria Rosaria Bindi, most widely known as Rosy Bindi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈrɔːzi ˈbindi]) (given birth to 12 Feb 1951), can be an Italian politician and the existing President from the Antimafia Commission.


Created in Sinalunga (Tuscany), she graduated in political technology. She was standing up near the attorney Vittorio Bachelet when he was assassinated from the Crimson Brigades in 1980. She kept the positioning of vice-president of Azione Cattolica, typically the most popular Italian Catholic place association, from 1984 to 1989, the entire year she became a member of the Christian Democracy (DC) party.Following the dissolution from the DC party, Bindi joined the Italian People's Party and became a respected number in The Olive Tree, the broad left-to-centre coalition led by Romano Prodi. Following a coalition's triumph in the 1996 general election, she was called Minister of Wellness, a posture she kept also in the next government authorities led by Massimo D'Alema.During her tenure in the Ministry of Health, through her circular "Circolare Bindi del 2 dicembre 1996", electroshock therapy was re-introduced in Italy to take care of psychiatrised patients. It had been later on corrected by "Circolare Bindi del 15 Feb 1999" 'restricting' usage of ECT specifically instances but without revoke it.In the 2001 general election she was elected for the 3rd time for you to the Chamber of Deputies in the faculty of Cortona representing Democracy is Freedom – The Daisy. Following the victory from the Union in the 2006 Italian general election, she became Minister for the Family members, serving for the reason that post until 2008.Bindi competed for the management from the Democratic Party in the party's founding management election, and received 12.93% from the vote cast. She is constantly on the function for the party, leading the Democrats Actually faction.