A089 Address Violence Against Women and Girls

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring,

That the 81st General Convention affirm and uplift ongoing efforts to educate and empower advocacy among all the baptized in accordance with our scriptural, theological and moral understanding for gender equity, mutual respect and human dignity; and be it further

Resolved, That all the baptized use resources available to them, including God’s Justice: Theology and Gender Based Violence, a resource produced by the Office of Gender Justice in the Anglican Communion, as a means of ongoing formation that fuels transformation; and be it further

Resolved, That Episcopal institutions and individuals participate in opportunities for activism and advocacy, including but not limited to, 16 Days of Activism sponsored by United Nations Convention on the Status of Women and Episcopal Relief and Development's 16 Days of Activism Toolkit.