#defyhatenow #ASKcamp Bamenda, 2023

The #ASKcamp – Access to Skills and Knowledge bootcamp is out to develop networks that sustainably connect people and address the challenges that their communities deal with in the face of conflict and instability.

2022 Activity Overview

Despite Cameroon’s anglophone conflict, the #defyhatenow Cameroon
project reached out to communities in 2022 to educate and sensitize them
to hate speech online and offline. More than 60% of the 3,500 community
peace mobilizers, youth, and students trained directly in 2022 were women.
The initiative’s online platforms and partners reached over 600,000 people.

Consultancy opportunity: Data Analyst & Report Writer

The main objective of this engagement is to develop a comprehensive report on the dis and
misinformation landscape in South Sudan, considering both online and offline mediums.

The report will provide a detailed analysis of the current situation, identify key actors and sources of disinformation, assess the impact of disinformation on South Sudanese society, and propose
strategies to counter disinformation effectively.


Tirer les leçons des expériences passées liées aux menaces numériques notamment la désinformation et les discours haineux qui pèsent sur les élections en Afrique et au Cameroun, afin d’élaborer des orientations stratégiques fondées sur des données probantes sur la manière de réagir plus efficacement lors des prochaines élections.


The multistakeholder meeting aims to draw lessons from past experience in identifying digital threats posed by mis-disinformation and hate speech to elections in Cameroon and Africa, in order to develop evidence-based strategic guidance on how to respond more effectively in future elections.