Session 6: ACCOUNTABILITY

Session Six was an evening session. In this session, the objectives were to deepen our collective understanding and practice of accountability while owning and changing our own oppressive behavior as well as working to transform our communities and larger oppressive systems. In terms of deepening our practice of accountability as men committed to challenging male supremacy, the session focused on a practice of asking, and being asked, for accountability while prioritizing the safety, healing and agency of those who have experienced oppression and/or violence. In support of this deepening of understanding and practice, the session was grounded in both the accountability work that others have done as well as in the envisioning of transformative ways that we can hold each other accountable while challenging heterosexism and oppressive gender norms.

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Preparation
Opening activities
Experiences of accountability
Visions of accountability
Accountability in practice
Closing activities