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IN Science & Technology ON 17 Jan, 2016
Europe, alongside other continents, has been a bastion of various forms of discrimation such as sexism and racism for years now. It was never easy for social platforms such as the online sensation Facebook to filter and get rid of extreme remarks degrading humans from different courses of life--since this site is on open network, the derogatory effects brought about by maneducated, narrow-minded individuals continue to reign, and obviously, there should be some progressive action that should promote a life-long sociatal acceptance, change and unity.
Good thing folks, this issue's about to end because of a commendable initiative directed to a favorable goal. So, for those avid Facebook users who enjoy the site by putting other people they regard as 'different' into vain will wanish and will never perform the same way as they favor.
The Online Civil Courage Initiative was finally introduced to the world after seasons of intolerated forms of discrimination such as extremism, racism and sexism.
With their continuing call to end such hideous acts, Facebook's team led by the company's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg remarked that it is high time to end hate of all forms by taking control on what they could, their platform.
German Federal Ministry for Justice, alongside with other progressive formations for anti-discrimination begun the negotiation to do something tangible about this.
According to the Amadeu Antonio Foundation, a formation advocating general equality believed that there is an inconsistency when it comes to broadcasting real news of sexual assault and other forms of violence involving the police in Cologne.
Germany has long been a home to racist and sexist mentality, and its critical-thinking people continue to call for its immediate remedy.
As dealing with this is considered as his personal advocacy, Mark was not able to give a hint regarding this action. Apparently, the announcement raged the 'activists' for freedom of speech. They said that this action was politically-influenced or government-pressured.
Nevertheless, it is valid to conclude that there something that is needed to compromise in order to achieve 'greater good'.
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