That this General Synod noting from both the Australian Bureau of Statistics and institute of Criminology that more than 1,000,000 Australian women experience violence during a relationship and that 57% of all Australian women will at some point in their lifetime, be the victim of physical or sexual assault; encourages all Bishops, Dioceses and Anglican Agencies to support the White Ribbon Day
campaign (marked on 25 November each year) which seeks to engage all men to take a leadership role in eliminating violence against women.

Mrs Ann Skamp moved, Bishop John Mcintyre seconding, 23 Oct 07