White Ribbon Day (Women's Commission)

Movers Skamp, A.

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

Resolution year: 2007
Resolution number: 59/07