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.
Donald Tchiengue, Digital Projects Coordinator of #defyhatenow, in the following interview talks about the Africa Factchecking Fellowship, its success stories and prospects.
Stereotypes and cliches are two frequent issues on social media that can harm both people and communities
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.
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.
Recognised for its leading role in promoting #SafeDigitalSpaces through the #defyhatenow initiative in Cameroon, the Regional meeting aimed to share our experience with other countries. Civic Watch is currently taking […]
This Award belongs to the entire #defyhatenow community, supporting our peacebuilding efforts in Cameroon”
Ngala Desmond, Cameroon Country Project Manager, responding after presentation of the prize in Yaounde. Details below. #defyhatenow initiative gets it first recognition as a peace promotion organisation. As the Project […]
This training program is designed to provide journalists and bloggers with the necessary skills and knowledge to report on conflict issues responsibly and ethically, while also promoting peace and dialogue within their communities.
The use of AI for hate speech regulation directly impacts freedom of expression, which raises concerns about the rule of law and in particular, notions of legality, legitimacy and proportionality. Relying on AI, even without human supervision, is a necessity when it comes to content that could never be ethically or legally justifiable, such as child abuse.
The Region of the rising sun from 29 to 31 August will host a #defyhatenow activity within the framework of the implementation of #FIELDGUIDECameroon.