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The MinorMatters e-learning platform is designed to facilitate learning and literacy building on Freedom of Religion or Belief and topics related to FoRB. Our target audiences are youth leaders, journalists, civil society actors and faith leaders, among others. MinorMatters is a public movement dedicated to fostering religious harmony and protecting the freedom of religion or belief in Sri Lanka. We support efforts to advance reconciliation, counter religious extremism and promote national coexistence. We support efforts to advance reconciliation, counter religious extremism and promote national coexistence. In 2019, MinorMatters was a recipient of the Intercultural Innovation Award by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW group for our work to build a virtual museum integrated with an e-Learning platform to promote FoRB in Sri Lanka.More
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Addressing issues in the Digital Space: Freedoms and Democracy
This course provides an overview of the digital space and an introduction to key elements such as algorithms, datafication and surveillance capitalism. The course also discusses issues of FoRB as it relates to the digital space in Sri Lanka. Medium: English. This course is supported by UNDP and European Union.
Understanding Religious Extremism in Sri Lanka
This course analyses the historical and contemporary dynamics in relation to religious extremism in Sri Lanka. The course also discusses the different drivers of and strategies to counter religious extremism. Start Date: November 5th, 2021, Medium: Sinhala