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Pakistan’s ‘first cyber harassment hotline’ goes live Dec 1

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The Digital Rights Foundation has announced that it will launch Pakistan’s ‘first cyber harassment hotline’ on Dec 1.

The service will be available at 0800-39393 .

The announcement made on DRF’s Facebook page said the hotline is a “free, safe and confidential service” for victims of online harassment which aims to provide legal advice, digital security support, psychological counselling and a referral system to victims.

“It will begin its operations on Dec 1, 2016,” the DRF said.

The launch of the helpline is part of the DRF’s 16 Days of Activism on Violence Against Women.