Sri Lanka Unites SLU launches counter hate unit to fight against racist, hate speech and sexist content on social media. “Sri Lanka Unites / SLU” launched its counter hate unit recently with the support of volunteers island-wide. Over 200 volunteers have committed 480 volunteer hours to counter hate speech and sexist content including posts, images, videos and comments on social media platforms. “Sri Lanka Unites / SLU” needs your help to counter hate speech that has received new life on social media following general election. Sri Lanka Unites has a team in place to help report negative and harmful content / comments and work with Facebook to take down this content according to their community standards.
“Sri Lanka Unites – SLU” is not going to watch silently while certain groups promote hate , sexism and violence in our nation. “Sri Lanka Unites” is working with Facebook to counter these efforts.
Sri Lanka Unites launch counter hate unit against hate speech and sexist content
“Sri Lanka Unites” formally launched counter hate unitrecently. Over 200 volunteers , 480 volunteer hours in the months to come.
Sri Lanka Unites is a youth movement for hope and reconciliation. Sri Lanka Unites emerged as the largest youth movement in the country and represented the choice of a new generation who refused to be marked by the darkness of the past. They sought to create a new legacy for their nation and for the next generation. Sri Lanka Unites engages with youth in all 25 districts across the island.
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Registration of volunteers for Sri Lanka Unites
You are invited to join as a volunteer. Here the below link and complete the application to join.
Say no to racism and hate speech!
SLU need your help to counter hate speech that has received new life on social media since election. Sri Lanka Unites has a team in place to help report negative and harmful content and work with Facebook to take down this content according to their community standards.
Sri Lanka Unites is a grassroots movement that has been in operation since 2007, engaging with over one million youth and active in 25 districts of the country, with over 25,000 members, over 1000 volunteers and 9 reconciliation centers.