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                               Girlsfriend Oath



                     (The swearer of the oath should clasp the hand of a woman or girl.)



   I,  [name], solemnly swear, upon my honor, as a friend of women and girls:



  • That I will not make jokes or comments of a sexual or disrespectful nature about women or girls behind their backs, even if some people might find it funny or cool to do so;


  • That I will not share photos or video of a woman or girl that she would not want to be shared.


  • That I will bear in mind, and help others to bear in mind, that a woman or girl who dresses in a revealing or “sexy” way is not inviting men to have sex with her, and does not deserve to be harassed or disrespected because of her clothing choices.


  • That if the judgment of a woman or girl may be impaired by alcohol or drugs, leading her to engage in behavior that she might later regret, I will offer her my help, or find others who can help her.


  • That if I see or hear of a woman or girl being harassed, or abused, or attacked, in any way, I will offer her my help, or find others who can help her.


  • That in all these matters, I will not follow the crowd if the crowd is following the wrong path, but will follow my own moral compass; and be a friend to women and girls.




Note:  This Oath is a “living” document.  Please feel free to post suggestions for additions or amendments to the Oath.  Your suggestions will be given due consideration.  We apologize if we cannot respond to all individual posts.

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