safe space


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safe space

n.
A place, as at a university or college, that is designated as a supportive and accepting environment where people, especially members of an oppressed or marginalized group, can express themselves freely and without fear of harassment.
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Clearly this safe space for LGBTQ youth to develop their leadership skills is much needed.
It's quiet which is perfect for him and he's the safe space to explore.
Without a safe space to escape to, more women and children's lives will be lost to domestic abuse.
Copenhagen businessman Michael Lodberg Olsen transformed the out-of-service vehicle, pictured, into a "Sexelance" to provide a safe space for sex workers.
5m of asd accommodation consisting of 70m class base, 12m safe space, 10m multi-sensory room, 7.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharshtra) [India], Sept 19 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Hashcove Limited on Tuesday announced the launch of its mobile app Cove Identity, your safe space online.
The get-togethers offer a safe space for Ageing Better members and anyone else who wants to go along and feel more connected to their community.
The purpose of the activity is to create group norms that will facilitate a safe space for open dialogue and feedback among staff.
The estimates were generated using data from a safe space in Vancouver--the only such safe space operating in North America.
We cannot allow this ideology the safe space it needs to breed," May said June 4, without elaborating on the ideology but demanding more war abroad and an end to "safe spaces" for extremism online.
Speaking to journalists ahead of the EU summit due here later today, May said she will be calling on other European leaders "to do more working together to ensure that we stop the spread of extremism online, that we prevent terrorists from having a safe space online and we keep our citizens safe.
The corridor is also a safe space for goods to reach hungry people in the rural areas whose access to Marawi's markets have been cut off,' she added.