#defyhatenow_Cameroon

Mobilising Civic Action to Counter Violent Extremism Online and Offline in Cameroon.

#defyhatenow_South Sudan

An urgent community peace-building, training and conflict reconciliation project in South Sudan.

#defyhatenow_Ethiopia

Mobilising civic and digital action to counter online hate speech and incitement to violence in Ethiopia.

About #DEFYHATENOW

An initiative that works on providing community-based and data-driven solutions to the problem of hate speech, disinformation and misinformation.

 

About #DEFYHATENOW

An initiative that works on providing community-based and data-driven solutions to the problem of hate speech, disinformation and misinformation.

 

What we do

Our thematic focus

Open Tech and Emergency Response​

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Education, Trauma Relief And Psychosocial Support​

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Policy Development and Political Leadership​

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Activism, Art, Campaigns​

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Social Media Analysis , Monitoring and Citizen Data​

Recent articles

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La vie privée en ligne : une préoccupation majeure à l’ère du numérique

Online privacy: a major concern in today’s digital age

Online privacy: a major concern in today’s digital age

With the constant rise of social media, online shopping, and digital communication, our personal information is more vulnerable than ever

Training ofPeace Weavers for Civic Action in Cameroon 2024

Training ofPeace Weavers for Civic Action in Cameroon 2024

In setting the agenda of public discourse by raising awareness on the issues of hate speech, responsible social media use and conflict reduction, Civic Watch believes in the key role…

La lutte contre le discours de haine au Cameroun – La création d’un credo anti-discours de haine

La lutte contre le discours de haine au Cameroun – La création d’un credo anti-discours de haine

Il sert de guide aux individus pour qu’ils utilisent leurs mots de manière positive et constructive. Nous pensons qu’en adoptant ce credo, nous pouvons créer une culture de tolérance et…

Combating Hate Speech in Cameroon – The Creation of an Anti-Hate Speech Creed

Combating Hate Speech in Cameroon – The Creation of an Anti-Hate Speech Creed

The purpose of this creed is to promote unity, understanding, and respect among people of different backgrounds, cultures, and beliefs. It serves as a reminder that all individuals have the…

La lutte contre le discours de haine au Cameroun – La création d’un credo anti-discours de haine

La lutte contre le discours de haine au Cameroun – La création d’un credo anti-discours de haine

Il sert de guide aux individus pour qu’ils utilisent leurs mots de manière positive et constructive. Nous pensons qu’en adoptant ce credo, nous pouvons créer…

«  A l’approche des élections, nous devons renforcer nos défenses contre la désinformation et les campagnes d’influence » – Ngala Desmond Ngala, Chef de projet pays #defyhatenow Cameroon

«  A l’approche des élections, nous devons renforcer nos défenses contre la désinformation et les campagnes d’influence » – Ngala Desmond Ngala, Chef de projet pays #defyhatenow Cameroon

Il s'exprimait en marge de la Conférence ALL #AFFCameroon sur la lutte contre la désinformation en période électorale, organisée à Yaoundé les 27 & 28…

“As we approach elections, we must fortify our defences against disinformation and influence campaigns” – Ngala Desmond Ngala, Country Project Manager #defyhatenow Cameroon

“As we approach elections, we must fortify our defences against disinformation and influence campaigns” – Ngala Desmond Ngala, Country Project Manager #defyhatenow Cameroon

He was speaking on the sidelines of the ALL #AFFCameroon Conference on countering disinformation during election period, organised in Yaounde on March 27 & 28,…

Documentary: Breaking the silence

Documentary: Breaking the silence

An emotional and heart-wrenching documentary, that sheds light on the harrowing experience of hate and prejudice faced by a young girl, who now resiliently braves…

Call for applications: Africa Fact-checking Fellowship – Ethiopia.

Call for applications: Africa Fact-checking Fellowship – Ethiopia.

We are thrilled to have you be a part of this groundbreaking Fellowship aimed at empowering individuals to counter online hate speech, incitement to violence,…

Press Release: All #AFFCameroon Conference 2024

Over 300 Factchecking Fellows & Experts Expected in Yaounde during the Conference on Elections & Disinformation in Cameroon

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