A digital rights association will dispatch Pakistan’s first cyber harassment helpline on December 1.
The administration can be obtained after calling 0800-39393
Digital Rights Foundation (DRF), a non-administrative Association, is an exploration construct promotion association centering on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to bolster human rights, majority rule government, and advanced administration. DRF is propelling Pakistan’s first Cyber Harassment Helpline, which will give a free, safe, and private administration to casualties of online harassment,” the NGO said in an announcement discharged on Friday.
The helpline will guarantee arrangement of “lawful exhortation, advanced security bolster, mental guiding and a referral framework” to the casualties of online harassment. “It will start its operation on December 1, 2016,” the announcement uncovered. The delicate dispatch of the helpline will be held at DRF’s Hamara Internet – Ending Online Violence Against Women meeting on November 28 (today) in Islamabad. The helpline will guarantee the arrangement of “lawful guidance, digital security bolster, mental advising and a referral framework” to the casualties of online harassment.
The dispatch of the helpline is a piece of the DRF’s 16 Days of Activism on Violence Against Women
As indicated by an announcement issued a week ago, the helpline will give a free, safe, and private administration to casualties of online harassment. The helpline will likewise give legitimate exhortation, advanced security bolster, mental guiding and a referral framework to casualties.
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What is Cyber Harassment?
Cyber harassment (likewise called online harassment) is the utilization of a PC to bring about a man mischief, for example, tension, trouble or mental damage, including harsh, debilitating or derisive messages and messages and the posting of injurious data on the web.
It incorporates dangers, cyber tormenting, or scaring messages sent specifically to the casualty using email or other Internet correspondences mediums, as well as the utilization of innovative, intends to meddle with a casualty’s utilization of the Internet, for example, hacking or disavowal of administration’s assaults. Cyber harassment can likewise incorporate spreading bits of gossip about the casualty in Internet discussions; subscribing the casualty to undesirable online administrations, or sending messages to others in the casualty’s name.