Re: contact address for anti-harassment policies
2010/12/12 Stefano Zacchiroli <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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I've been asked to declare an anti-harassment policy for Debian Sprints
and I'll be happy to do that. Discussing with the proposers (Lars and
Amaya) the obvious question of "who the contact address should be?" has
I have been thinking about a global "anti-harassment committee". That is, a group of people involved not only in one community, but coming from various ones who could be contacted via a mail in case of any mistreatment. Unfortunately, this touches a lot to women (sexual harassment/assault, in general) but also, one could consider that a bad welcome to newly enrolled contributor is also a form of harassment.
Since all the communities face these situations, my guess is it could be more efficient to have a global "committee". Otherwise, I fear (and this is also what I experienced when this happenned to me) that things are disconnected and less powerful.
What do you think about this?
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