To combat hate and intolerance, Facebook has launched ‘The Resiliency Initiative’ in partnership with the Asia Foundation.
New Delhi. The world’s leading social media giant Facebook said on Thursday that it has launched a new initiative ‘The Resiliency Initiative’ to provide the necessary tools and resources to combat hate and intolerance on the online platform. is started. The initiative, launched in partnership with the Asia Foundation, aims to promote tolerance, strengthen inter-religion and inter-ethnic understanding, and combat violent extremism in the Asia Pacific.
Facebook wrote in a blog post, “This community-focused initiative began with the organization of workshops with 60 organizations from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Pakistan and the Philippines. This website is the next step towards strengthening the target community.
This website helps civil society organizations harness social media through tools and resources to build stronger communities, especially in areas affected by violent conflicts.
It also includes key case studies along with information from communities in the area. This website is currently available in English language. It will be launched in Bengali, Thai and Urdu languages in the coming weeks and will be available in more languages in the future. Asia Foundation is a not-for-profit international development organization that supports various stakeholders from the government and local communities. connects together.