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#YouAreThePower: Promoting Gender Equality in Libya

#YouAreThePower:
Promoting Gender Equality in Libya

Mythos Labs collaborated with award-winning journalist Noura Eljerbi to produce two videos addressing the importance of gender equality and women’s empowerment in Libya. The videos, aimed at raising awareness about domestic violence as well as encouraging women’s participation in Libya’s peace and political processes, have received over 80,000 views online.

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Edutaining Videos to Counter Mis/Disinformation in Libya

Edutaining Videos to Counter Mis/Disinformation in Libya

Mythos Labs used its MIDAC technology to identify the most common mis/disinformation narratives in Libya. Using the results, Mythos Labs collaborated with Libya’s leading social media influencer ‘Rahalista’ to create two edutaining counter-narrative videos teaching citizens how to safeguard themselves from online mis/disinformation.

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Promoting Tolerance and Human Rights in Libya

Promoting Tolerance and Human Rights in Libya

With support from Global Affairs Canada, we conducted a training for 12 Libyan human rights activists and civil society leaders, teaching them how to identify and defend against human rights violations and harmful social media narratives, as well as create “edutaining” online videos promoting tolerance and awareness about human rights.

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Promoting Media Literacy and Online Safety in South Asia

As part of our collaboration with Awareness with Human Action (AHA!), and with the support of the European Union, we conducted 10 capacity building training sessions for civil society members and activists across Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka on understanding media literacy and creating positive digital content to combat hate speech and promote social cohesion.

 

The participants were given a broad understanding of media literacy, including concepts like mis/disinformation, fake news, online harassment, hate speech and online safety and privacy. The participants also learned how to create positive online content to share important social messages. They were taught how to develop video scripts, film and edit videos on their mobile phones using basic editing software, as well as share content safely and responsibly ensuring their digital privacy. 



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#CheckKiya: A Campaign to Fight Misinformation

#CheckKiya: A Campaign to Fight Misinformation

In support of the #CheckKiya campaign, we collaborated with Newslaundry, an independent Indian media organisation, to create an ‘edutaining’ video that teaches Indian internet users, particularly the elderly, how to recognize and protect themselves from falling prey to misinformation and disinformation circulating on online platforms.

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Investigating Twitter Disinformation in Ukraine

Investigating Twitter Disinformation in Ukraine

Using our proprietary AI-powered MIDAC technology, coupled with the expertise of local researchers led by renowned expert Olga Tokariuk, we analyzed Twitter disinformation related to Russian aggression against Ukraine. 

 
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SMILE: Social Media and Internet Literacy E-module

SMILE: Social Media and
Internet Literacy E-module

Mythos Labs developed a first-of-its-kind module called SMILE (Social Media and Internet Literacy E-Module) that teaches Indian internet users how to identify and defend against misinformation, online harassment, and threats to their digital privacy.

 

SMILE consists of a series of “edutaining” videos featuring popular Indian comedian Saloni Gaur that explain key concepts in a localized, appealing manner. The videos are interspersed with multiple choice questions that test students’ understanding of the material. SMILE’s edutainment-based approach has been highly successful – within weeks of its release, it has accrued over 9,000 organic registrations and has been incorporated into the curriculums of 35 schools across India.

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Countering Prison Radicalization in Kosovo

Countering Prison Radicalization in Kosovo

With support from the US Department of Justice’s ICITAP (The International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program), we conducted a series of trainings for corrections officers and law enforcement personnel in Kosovo on how to combat radicalization and the spread of extremist propaganda in prisons.

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Sai Ema – Timor-Leste

Peacebuilding in Timor-Leste

Mythos Labs partnered with Klamar, one of the most popular musical groups in Timor-Leste, to produce a music video called ‘Sai Ema’ highlighting the role of women as mediators and peacebuilders in Timor-Leste and the harmful effects of toxic masculinity and gender stereotypes.

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HI-SIS

HI-SIS

Mythos Labs partnered with Indonesia’s Mentari Novel and Cameo Project to produce two satirical short films highlighting how extremist groups like ISIS use gender stereotypes and toxic masculinity to recruit young people.