2019:Thriving in Safety/Redefining Safety: Addressing the unregistered concerns
|This is an Accepted submission for the Safety space at Wikimania 2019.|
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Description[edit | edit source]
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.
Relationship to the theme[edit | edit source]
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.
Session outcomes[edit | edit source]
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.
Session leader(s)[edit | edit source]
Session type[edit | edit source]
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
Requirements[edit | edit source]
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