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Ombudsperson launches drive about cyber crimes

October 24, 2021

Islamabad : Federal Ombudsperson has launched a countrywide awareness drive to educate the masses about cyber-crimes against children.

According to details, the public message to raise awareness regarding prevention and control of cyber-crimes against children has been broadcast from the state-run broadcasting stations across the country in Urdu and Regional languages.

Syeda Viqar un Nisa Hashmi, Commissioner for Children highlighted the major objective of the awareness campaign which was aimed to create public awareness on the effects of the abuse and exploitation of children in any form.

She said that it was important to educate the masses about the cyber-crimes against children, so that they may protect themselves from being trapped.

Under the drive, she said the lawmakers were encouraged to bring legal reforms on the issue, whereas initiatives were taken for inclusion of the subject of cyber-crimes against children.