Paradigm Initiative (PIN) presents “FOCUS” a short film on digital rights and inclusion



Paradigm Initiative (PIN) presents “FOCUS” a short film on digital rights and inclusion

Focus is an exploratory medium used by PIN to have a better impact on society through storytelling while highlighting the key issues plaguing digital rights and inclusive ecosystems.

LAGOS, Nigeria, October 14, 2021 / APO Group / –

The Paradigm Initiative (PIN) social enterprise (, known for building an ICT-based support system and championing digital rights to improve the livelihoods of underserved youth, presents premiered his second short film in high definition – FOCUS, a short film presenting the state of digital rights and inclusion across Africa, at the Film House Cinema, Lekki in the presence of diplomatic representatives, stakeholders, media and moviegoers.

PIN strives to connect underserved young Africans to digital opportunities and ensure their rights are protected. All over Africa, they are working to connect young Africans with improved livelihoods through their digital inclusion and digital rights programs.

Directed by Tolulope Ajayi, Focus is a short film taken from PIN’s 2020 annual report on digital rights and inclusion, dubbed Londa. The report describes the state of digital rights and inclusion in 20 African countries.

PIN monitors the environment, documents violations and reports annually on the state of digital rights and inclusion in Africa. Londa is a title of Zulu origin calling for action to be protected or defended. The annual report is an advocacy tool for engaging with different stakeholders in the reported countries, serves as a benchmark for measuring performance and provides essential recommendations for improving the digital space.

PIN COO Nnenna Paul-Ugochukwu said: “Focus is an exploratory means used by PIN to have a better impact on society through storytelling while highlighting key issues plaguing rights. digital technologies and ecosystems of inclusion. With this short film, we hope to inspire change and cause radical thinking and adjustment. “

Thanks to the digital rights and inclusion community, significant progress is being made in some African countries to bridge the digital divide. The report also recognizes the positive development of the environment.

The Londa 2021 Consolidated Edition analyzes the state of digital rights and inclusion on the continent, examines violations and gaps, investigates the use and enforcement of policies and legislation, highlights milestones and offers recommendations for improving the digital landscape in Africa.

This edition captures, among other things, the digital divide aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic and uncovers offenses in different thematic areas such as confidentiality, access to information and freedom of expression with the legislative context and well-articulated policy.

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