This list is a resource for general-level church policymakers who write, update or revise policy within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This is not a comprehensive list of policies that could behoove the Church, but rather is focused more specifically on addressing issues that negatively and disparately affect women. Policy suggestions are aligned with the values of womanhood, opportunity, communication, the Golden Rule, protecting the vulnerable, transparency and/or agency.
To use this resource effectively, policymakers should prayerfully consider the menu of options on this list, taking into consideration the ethical imperative, potential impact and feasibility. To adequately address the needs, perspectives and unique circumstances of women, women should be represented in approximately equal proportions with men throughout the policymaking process. These women should reflect the diversity of the female population of the Church.Read More