Workshop on Cyber-Harassment: "Prevention and Laws" Event Report

Workshop on Cyber-Harassment: "Prevention and Laws" Event Report
We are delighted to share the success of our recently concluded workshop on "Prevention and Laws" related to Cyber-Harassment, held on 21st July 2023. The workshop, organized by Dr. Muneeba Shakil (Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychologist, MS Clinical Psychology Program Coordinator) at Department of Humanities, COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus, took place from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, with an esteemed guest speaker, Ms. Rukhsana Tauheed, Assistant Director of the FIA Cybercrime Circle in Lahore.

Event Highlights

The workshop addressed the pressing issue of cyber-harassment and the significance of preventive measures and legal frameworks to combat this growing concern in today's digital world. Ms. Rukhsana Tauheed's extensive experience and expertise in investigating cybercrime cases, particularly cyber-harassment, provided valuable insights to all attendees.

The workshop covered a range of crucial topics, including:

Understanding Cyber-Harassment: Attendees gained insights into the various forms and manifestations of cyber-harassment, such as cyberbullying and online stalking.

Impact and Consequences: The workshop delved into the psychological and emotional impact of cyber-harassment on victims and the broader society.

Prevention Strategies: Participants learned about practical steps that individuals and organizations can take to safeguard against cyber-harassment incidents.

Legal Aspects: The legal framework surrounding cyber-harassment, including relevant cybercrime laws and their application to different scenarios, was discussed in detail.

Reporting and Seeking Help: The workshop educated attendees about the appropriate channels for reporting cyber-harassment incidents and seeking assistance from law enforcement agencies.

Audience Profile

The workshop welcomed a diverse group of participants, including students, educators, parents, and candidates interested for admission in COMSATS. Their active engagement and enthusiasm contributed to the success of the event.