By Lamin Sanneh – #MMN Local Coordinator The Gambia – West Coast Region According to a joint report by the government of the Gambia and the International Organization for Migration, The Gambia is a country of out-migration. That means that migration is one directional: people migrant out of The Gambia, but people do not migrant…

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Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. At #defyhatenow we join the International Day of Peace commemoration by having  #peacejam activities and discussions that call for conflict mitigation against acts of hate online and offline. We invite you to jam for peace with us from wherever you are in the world,…

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Dear friends, As we head into summer,  we’d like to share a few of our highlights and milestones with you. We are also looking for feedback from you, asking you to vote on the redesign of our logo below! Looking ahead to events in the coming months, we will soon be launching the #defyhatenow Social Media Hate Speech Mitigation Field Guide for Ethiopia,…

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Dear friends, Looking back on the first quarter of 2021, we have reached some important milestones, such as the release of a new #MMN Field Guide and wrapping up the latest #ASKnet hub development program, and are excited to share these updates with you. Enjoy reading! Some recent highlights: #MMN Migrant Media Network Our #MMN program launched a new Social…

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Dear friends, This year is coming to a close – and what a year 2020 has been! Yet while the pandemic has had a huge impact on the daily realities for most of us, it has also provided a great lesson in staying flexible and learning to adapt to an ever changing world. We (and…

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Common Measures to Stop the Spread of Corona Virus Wash your hands (20 seconds) with soap and potable water Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth Use a hand sanitizer / hydro-alcoholic gel when you’re out Maintain social distance – at least 1.5 metres Don’t hug, kiss or shake hands when you meet Use a…

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Reported by Susanne Bellinghausen To everybody who joined us on March 8, at our International Women’s Day Open Culture Feminist Café special program, ‘SHE RHYMES!’, we want to thank you for a wonderful, inspiring and very personal afternoon. Starting off with the personal and moving spoken words by Eilis Frawley, drummer and founder of the…

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