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The Online Prevention Hate Institute

The Online Prevention Hate Institute

The Online Prevention Hate Institute : a resource to help against hate speech on the web


Do you know the Online Prevention Hate Institute (OPHI) ? Its aim is to get technology companies and governments to recognize and take action against hate speech in  creating guides on how to report hateful content if you encounter it.

On their website you can find, for example, tips imaged by tutorial on the topics of security and reports on the social networks.

For more information on the OPHI you can watch this video explaining their missions.


Gender inequality in the cyberspace: UN Women’s New Ad Campaign

 Source: Time

Gute Werbung/UN Women

A campaign from UN Women uses google to show how gender inequality is a worldwide problem.The adverts show the results of genuine searches, highlighting popular opinions across the world wide web. For example, typing ‘women shouldn’t’ brings up popular search terms such as ‘women shouldn’t work’ and ‘women shouldn’t have rights’.

Appeal for a European right of migration

Appeal for a European right of migration

Progetto melting Pot Europa make Public Peal for the opening of a humanitarian corridor for the European right of asylum: “we ask the European institutions to immediately start working in order to activate a humanitarian corridor towards Europe…We ask the Italian institutions, the Presidents of Parlamento and Senato and the Ministers of the Republic, to immediately take on this request”


Users and advertisers against Facebook sexist contents

Women, Action and the Media launched a campaign to get Facebook to end hate speech against women on its website and urged users and advertisers to pull their support. The companies stopped their ads and FB said it would review its guidelines, update training for employees and increase accountability for those who post such matter.


Gay marriage: Can online activism make a difference?

The gay rights advocacy group Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has launched an effort on Facebook to sway public opinion on same-sex marriage. Can social media activism be quantified and transformed into a significant force in American politics? Millions of Facebook and Twitter users across the globe changed their user profile pictures last week to a version of the HRC equals sign logo, showing their support for same-sex marriage as the issue was being weighed by the US Supreme Court.But some question whether viral campaigns on social media will ultimately have any impact in Washington DC.