211 Check’s Impact in 2023: Combating misinformation and promoting fact-checking in South Sudan
211 Check has made significant strides in combating misinformation in South Sudan through extensive training, global recognition, and local engagement, reshaping the information landscape and empowering individuals to discern and counter false information.
#defyhatenow South Sudan
Defyhatenow is a non-profit organization registered in South Sudan since 2019. It is one of the leading entities that promotes digital rights and citizenry by providing data-driven solutions to the problem of hate speech, fake news, and misinformation in the country. Working at the nexus of technology, peacebuilding, and human rights.
It creates frameworks for enhancing trust among stakeholders through mobilizing civic action against all forms of hate speech, misinformation, human rights violations, and incitement to violence.
Over time, the #defyhatenow project in South Sudan has built tools and platforms for hate speech mitigation, fact-checking, information access and cyber security, as listed below.
211 Check South Sudan
verify your Facts with 211Check
211CHECK is a fact-checking and information verification platform that works on countering misinformation and disinformation in South Sudan.
SafetyComm South Sudan
Community Cyber Safety and Security
is an online community/platform that provides tools, methodologies, and resources on the online safety of social media users and digital natives.
Enabling open information access
The Document Repository is a collective archive of information and data containing documents related to Peacebuilding, Hate Speech, Freedom of expression, Digital laws and rights, and COVID-19, which was built by #defyhatenow South Sudan with funding from the European Union Delegation to South Sudan.
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