163: #SilenceisNotSpiritual: Breaking the Silence on Violence Against Women and Girls
Dr. Sandra Morgan and Dave Stachowiak discuss the power of the #SilenceisNotSpiritual movement and the best ways to implement changes in our own communities.
- #SilenceisNotSpiritual is different than most movement hashtags because it requires people to sign a commitment that they will stand with women and for women.
- 75% of harassment victims experience retaliation.
- If you are going to help a women escape a violent situation or file a sexual harassment lawsuit then you also need to be willing to stand by them during the fallout.
- If community and political leadership are heavily populated by men, does that affect its response to harassment of women?
- Many churches that have policies that allow women in leadership don’t actually have any women in those positions.
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
- Gerda Lerner
- Center for Biblical Equality
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