Fernando Hate Speech Dataset in Sinhalese from Twitter

Datasets contain racism and sexism in Sinhalese from Twitter. The data was sampled using pre-identified keywords from surveys and experts. The data was annotated by experts (graduates of Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Science, University of Kelaniya, K A D Thusitha Pradeep and D M M Ruwan Kumara).

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Paper Authors Renuka Piyumal Fernando
Author contact email Renuka Piyumal Fernando
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Dataset about page https://github.com/renuka-fernando/sinhalese_language_racism_detection
Language(s) covered Sinhalese
Source data platform(s) Twitter
Phenomena annotated sexism and racism
Level of instances Single comment / post
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Total number of instances in dataset 1,411
Proportion of positive/abusive instances 0.23
Submitter Philine Zeinert
Submitter Email phze@itu.dk
State active