Providing for Safety and Inclusion involves understanding the safety needs of the Movement and developing a plan to respond to those needs. The needs assessment will consist of a research phase. Based on the research, a plan can be designed to improve safety across the movement. Some of the outputs of this plan could include: providing therapy support, offering legal assistance, and reacting to political unrests in certain regions.
- Research and develop an adaptable safety assessment and execution plan, as well as rapid response and support infrastructure. This would ensure that on- and offline contributors have available resources ready and accessible to mitigate the harm caused by their Wikimedia activities, including:
- psychological support (e.g., therapists, counselors, mediators),
- technical support (e.g., anonymization mechanisms),
- legal assistance (e.g., list of partner lawyers, facilitation of legal representation at a local level),
- a fast-track escalation path in life-threatening situations,
- procedures for reacting to large scale challenges, such as socio-political unrest and environmental threats,
- training and opportunities to raise awareness and build response capacity for community safety and conflict management.