Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 1994-A049
Title: Encourage Ministries That Respond to Violence Against Women
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred
Final Text:

Resolved, That this 71st General Convention condemn violence against women in all its forms, and resolves that each deputy and bishop will work toward making the Episcopal Church a truly safe place for all God's people, by encouraging every parish to develop appropriate ministries to this end; and be it further

Resolved, That the Committee on the Status of Women continue to raise awareness about the Church's role in responding to violence against women by supporting extension of the consultation process in every province and diocese, providing resource people and educational materials for use in regional and local programs, and securing outside funds to support training local planners and presenters.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Indianapolis, 1994 (New York: General Convention, 1995), p. 146.