Facebook is partnering with nine non-profit organisations and government agencies throughout sub-Saharan Africa to raise awareness about Internet safety and security for Safer Internet Day, celebrated today, 11 February with the theme “Together for a better Internet”.
The partners Facebook is working with this year include:
- Digify Africa, South Africa
- Phambano Technology Development Centre NPC, South Africa
- Diana Schwarz Attorneys, South Africa
- Watoto Watch Network, Kenya
- Paradigm Initiative, Nigeria
- Child Online Africa, Ghana
- Youth First Madagascar, Madagascar
- Computing and Information Association, Tanzania
- Asikana Network, Zambia
Jocelyne Muhutu-Rémy: Strategic Media Partnerships Manager for Facebook in sub-Saharan Africa says:
“We’re committed to ensuring Facebook and Instagram as places for everyone, especially the youth,
“That’s why we offer a range of tools on our platforms to give people full control over their experience and work with our partners to drive awareness about the practices, resources and tools people can use to protect their online wellbeing.”
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