Pakistan’s First Cyber Harassment Helpline will Launch on 1st December


Digital Rights Foundation (DRF) will launch Pakistan’s First Cyber Harassment Helpline on December 1st. DRF is a research-based advocacy and non-governmental organisation. DRF always focuses on information and communications technology to support human rights, democracy and digital governance also.

Pakistan’s First Cyber Harassment Helpline will Launch on 1st December

However, this is a free and secure helpline for women especially. All the affected people can report on 0800-39393. The helpline will go live from December 1st. Surely, this helpline will help to reduce the harassment rate in Pakistan.

DRF stated on its official Facebook page regarding this helpline:

Digital Rights Foundation is launching Pakistan’s first Cyber Harassment Helpline, which will provide a free, safe, and confidential service to victims on online harassment. The Helpline aim to provide legal advice, digital security support, psychological counselling, and a referral system to victims. It will begin its operations on December 1, 2016.

Founder and CEO of DRF Pakistan, Nighat Dad, won €100,000 along with 2016 Human Rights Tulip Award in November. On that occasion, She also made an announcement of using the prize money to launch first ever Cyber Harassment Helpline. Now she has fulfilled her marks by launching First ever Cyber Harassment helpline.

Also Read: How Cyber Crime Bill will Protect Women?

Onsa Mustafa

Onsa is a Software Engineer and a tech blogger focuses on providing the latest information regarding the innovations happening in the IT world. She likes reading, photography, travelling and exploring nature.
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