This research is designed to highlight the impact of hate speech on young peacebuilders who are accounted to prevent and counter this narrative, with an emphasis to the importance of mental health care in preventing ramifications of hate speech on these activists.

This research will tackle the resilience and the vulnerability of youth who are active in interfaith dialogue, PVE and peacebuilding to hate speech, and will try to test the significance of the correlation between hate speech and mental health for youth (18-35 years old) with different backgrounds residing in Lebanon.

This paper is published under the “Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE), Youth & Interfaith: Research Capacity Building Project”. Read more about the project on the following link:

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