Pan-African Social Enterprise – Paradigm Initiative, to organize “Digi-Talks with Focus” to advocate for digital rights and inclusion in Africa
Paradigm Initiative (PIN) (www.Paradigmhq.org), a pan-African social enterprise is set to organize a series of digital rights advocacy sessions dubbed Digi-Talks with Focus in 10 African countries using his short film Focus (https://bit.ly/3GHAZlu), a visual representation of his 2020 LONDA Annual Report (https://bit.ly/3uE7sXt) which highlights the digital rights and inclusion violations in 20 African countries.
The Digi-Talks with Focus will take place from February 15 to March 7, 2022 in Cameroon, Malawi, Kenya, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Ghana, Tanzania and Zambia. It will include the Focus screening (https://bit.ly/3GJ0XFt), an overview of the findings of the Londa report, an open conversation on the state of digital rights and inclusion, questions and answers and debates aimed at to improve digital rights in all host countries.
PIN will convene these sessions with local partners in each country bringing together diverse audiences over half a day. The sessions will also provide opportunities to engage in conversations and make key recommendations to improve digital rights on the continent.
To strengthen digital rights and tackle online violations in Africa, PIN will showcase its impact tools such as Ripoti.Africa (https://bit.ly/3uH6YzP), a platform that allows online users to report digital rights abuses in Africa, including violations. of online privacy, and Ayeta.Africa (https://bit.ly/3Bc9y22), a toolkit for African digital rights actors aimed at addressing the growing need to protect activists, journalists, launchers alert and others working with sensitive information in the Global South.
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Paradigm Initiative.
For more information, please contact:
Paradigm Initiative, Yaba, Lagos
E-mail: [email protected]
About the Paradigm Initiative:
Paradigm Initiative is a pan-African social enterprise working to connect underserved young Africans to digital opportunities and ensure their rights are protected.
In our regional offices in Cameroon, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, Zambia, Zimbabwe and beyond, we work to connect underserved young Africans to improved livelihoods through our digital inclusion programs and digital rights.
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