Please have a look at the topics that people want to see in this space before making a submission and describe how your submission connects with those topics.
The Trust and Safety policies have been implemented for long, still there are many instances where the guidelines fail to provide a safe space for the people involved. Despite of having different committees and resources Foundation has developed for online and offline safety of the users, and a mandate to follow them, there are many instances that go unreported because they haven't been listed in the policy document thus making people ignorant towards them.
Along with this, creating a safe space for people to share their issues and find assistance to deal with them.
This session will address the conference theme — Wikimedia, Free Knowledge and the Sustainable Development Goals — in the following manner:
This session will be in line with the Sustainable development goals of- Good Health and Well being, decent work and economic growth and reduced inequalities. A safe space helps people work freely and a free mind is the most creative and productive mind.
At the end of the session, the following will have been achieved:
We will all be able to discuss the unaddressed issues of safety, their impact on the people involved and movement as a whole. Probable ways to counter such issues.
Each Space at Wikimania 2019 will have specific format requests. The program design prioritises submissions which are future-oriented and directly engage the audience. The format of this submission is a:
- Workshop to identify and try to solve problem
The session will work best with these conditions:
- Room (Please be aware that the main room available will be a 30 person board room. We can try and arrange for other rooms, but cannot guarantee success No specific requirements):
- Audience: Interested participants