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Opposition Comments on PECB

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The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill (PECB), after being passed by the National Assembly of Pakistan on April 13, 2016, has now moved to the Senate. It is on tomorrow’s (May 17, 2016) Orders of the Day. We take a look at the commitments by those in opposition, to stop this bill from passing in its current […]

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Tracking HERstory

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Who were Fahmida Allahbuksh, Samia Sarwar, or Saima Waheed and why they were significant women in Pakistani history? What happened in Lahore in 1983? Why are women burning dupattas in that historical photograph of WAF members, and what exactly is WAF? Are there no empowering women in Pakistan other than Asma Jahangir or Mukhtar Mai? […]

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Down the Digital Security Lane

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With increased online activity, internet users are now more prone to cyber crimes. To ensure one’s digital safety, it’s important that people invest some time to secure their online presence in order to avoid prospective threats of cyber criminals. To help you with your online security, here’s a step by step guide to steer clear […]

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Bolo Bhi Digital Security Training at Children’s Literature Festival, Islamabad ’15

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Bolo Bhi representatives Farieha Aziz and Hija Kamran conducted digital security training sessions with teachers and students at the Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) and Teachers’ Literature Festival (TLF) in Islamabad from October 1 to 3, 2015. The sessions were geared to increase awareness of the harm the internet can cause and how to avoid falling […]

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Digital Security Tips at TLF & CLF

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Syed Aun Abbas Bokhari, the deputy director of NR3C (FIA’s Cyber Crime Wing), and Bolo Bhi reps Farieha Aziz and Hija Kamran, conducted separate sessions at the Teacher’s and Children’s Literature Festivals which were held from October 1 to  October 3 at the Lok Virsa Museum, Islamabad. Below is a summary of the tips provided during the […]

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Internet of Things: Savior or Surveillant?

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Looking back 20 years from now, who would’ve thought anything like the internet would ever exist? Days when the most convenient source of communication were landlines and the only way to socialise was to sit together and talk. But today, everything is connected through the internet. People are addicted to it, feel life without the […]