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safe space

A place where one will not encounter mistreatment, discrimination, and, in some cases, words or activities that could trigger reminders of past psychological trauma. The campus needs a safe space for the LGBTQ community. Is there a safe space for trauma victims to go after that lecture on human trafficking?
See also: safe, space
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Brave Trails is proud to be one of the only safe spaces for the LGBTQ youth community where leadership, service, self-realization and social justice are key focus areas for youth to engage and learn.
The MEC Sport Day programme included walking, light exercise, beach volleyball, safe spaces for children's activities, volleyball, basketball as well as educational programmes to educate young people on the benefits of exercise.
Led by Save the Children and campaign group LoveYourself, which promotes HIV awareness, the Safe Spaces project has set up 30 dispensers in Manila so far and aims to expand to 150 locations across the country this year.
First we need to have safe spaces in schools managed by a trusted person especially a woman.
La 72 is one of a network of shelters or safe spaces in Central America and Mexico which provides basic assistance, information on how to apply for asylum, referral services for those with special needs, and safe accommodation.
Check out their new EP, Coup, which preaches the power of creating our own safe spaces.
The Greater Wichita Chapter of GLSEN's primary goal, as Hamor puts it, is "to have safe spaces for students and kids" and educate both students and teachers on how to deal with bullying and harassment.
Even with the approximate 163,000 cars that are registered in the town, that leaves Solihull with one of the highest rates of safe parking spaces in the whole of the UK - with 143 safe spaces per 1,000 cars.
I highlight the ambivalent nature of safe spaces and extend this notion into the next section where violence is also theorized as ambivalent, having both destructive and productive forms.
Judd also noted that UNFPA offers 20 different safe spaces at this time in Turkey, hopefully we will increase that and the safe space I visited today is in Istanbul and I had great pleasure of meeting a bunch of kids.
Para ello han creado safe spaces, o espacios libres de intolerancia, en los que toda libertad esta supeditada a la correccion politica, y recomendado el uso de trigger warnings (senales en literatura, cine, textos que avisan de contenido ofensivo).
Elly Barnes, founder of the charity Educate & Celebrate, said: "It is key that all our schools are safe spaces for trans students, this can be achieved with specialist gender identity training for teachers.
As a new member of Safe Spaces, Boro Taxis - with a fleet of more than 800 vehicles - will give certain Teesside University students, who find themselves in vulnerable situations, the assurance of a lift home, even if they don't have the means to pay for it.
That is the key principle: do we allow safe spaces for them to talk to each other?
Morehouse student Marcus Lee, Safe Spaces president, says that the group does not feel shortchanged by the lack of space.