CHASE emerges as a beacon of hope in the battle against online gender-based hate speech observed on online mass media platforms, heralding a future where digital platforms are safe for all. CHASE’s multifaceted approach involves extensive research on legal frameworks, the development of advanced ICT tools for countering hate speech, capacity building for media professionals, as well as the execution of awareness campaigns. Establishing a comprehensive mechanism across Cyprus, Italy, Greece and France, CHASE will equip online media platforms with the necessary tools and strategies to detect and respond to instances of gender-based hate speech in real-time. Consequently, CHASE promises enhanced safety for online communities, paving the way for a more inclusive digital world where every voice is valued and protected.

ITML’s role

ITML leads the development of a cutting-edge ICT tool designed for the detection of online gender-based hate speech. The tool will leverage cutting-edge Real-Time text analytics algorithms grounded in machine learning principles, and will be complemented with an intuitive user interface. Anchored in legal analysis set forth by the Council of Europe, hate speech pattern assessments, and needs analyses conducted by our esteemed partners, ITML’s role in CHASE extends beyond technological prowess to embody a commitment to fostering a digital ecosystem where hate speech holds no sway, and every individual’s voice finds validation and respect.