SELMA builds upon a Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) approach to empower young people to become agents of change; it will help them to better understand the phenomenon of online hate; it will provide them with tools and strategies to act and make a difference.
Online hate speech is a growing problem. People often experience the internet to be a hostile space. Hateful messages are increasingly common on social media. To complement existing initiatives to regulate, monitor or report online hate speech, a more pro-active answer is clearly needed.