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Great news! cyber harassment helpline lunched soon in Pakistan

Great news for everyone, followed after cyber bill passed in national assembly and now cyber harassment helpline establishment in Pakistan.

In our surrounding many people’s are suffering from social harassment, specially being a female suffer a lot. Fake account of female’s from notables family will put their life at risk. i.e fake messaging, fake images published on social networks from account with fake identity. Such incident will lead to a situation in society, where killing in the name of honor is not a big crime. Considering the daily violation of social law and cyber bill government has decided to established a cyber harassment helpline.

The service can be reached at 0800-39393.

Digital Rights Foundation (DRF), a non-governmental organisation, is a research-based advocacy organisation focusing on information and communications technology (ICT) to support human rights, democracy and digital governance.

A digital rights organisation will launch Pakistan’s first cyber harassment helpline on December 1.

The service can be reached at 0800-39393.

Digital Rights Foundation (DRF), a non-governmental organisation, is a research-based advocacy organisation focusing on information and communications technology (ICT) to support human rights, democracy and digital governance.

“DRF is launching Pakistan’s first Cyber Harassment Helpline, which will provide a free, safe, and confidential service to victims of online harassment,” the NGO said in a statement released on Friday.

The helpline will ensure provision of “legal advice, digital security support, psychological counselling and a referral system” to the victims of online harassment. “It will begin its operation on December 1, 2016,” the statement revealed.

The soft launch of the helpline will be held at DRF’s Hamara Internet – Ending Online Violence Against Women conference on November 28 (today) in Islamabad.

Read full at tribune.