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Posted by | February 23, 2012
Let us break the silence!

As we stood at “Do Talwar” with our banners and placards raising our voices against irresponsible statements from politicians, insensitive and unethical reporting by media and increased unchecked incidents of...

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Posted by | February 23, 2012
Under Surveillance – a comic which highlights privacy issues

Thanks to Gus Hosein of Privacy International for sharing this comic/graphic novel with us. It is a great resource for explaining to young people how important privacy is and how...

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Posted by | February 23, 2012
Different procedures for different people

I lost my National ID card a week ago and I have been worrying about it because there are many occasions when it is needed for one reason or another....

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Posted by | February 18, 2012
The dark silence.

She is sitting alone in the corner of an empty room wrapped in a white cloth stained by the blood seeping from her bruises and wet from the tears she...

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Posted by | February 18, 2012
Know Your Territory To Remain In-Charge.

Facebook, twitter and other social platforms are incredible tools to manage our social contacts and keep us involved and in touch with our friends, family and the social causes we...

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Posted by | February 18, 2012
The Disgusting Ritual of Bride Hunt.

In our society as soon as a girl is born, we start telling her that her prime goal is to get married off, and without marriage her  whole existence would...

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Posted by | February 9, 2012
E-Crime bill and its ramifications

Ayeshah Alam Khan, Faisal Qureshi with Zahid Jamil and Jehan Ara thrashing out the E Crime Bill https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZ-IhpP0QZk

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Posted by | February 9, 2012
Cyber harassment & VAW

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=OkQvlMlR6FI Jehan Ara speaks with Samaa regarding cyber harassment & VAW

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Posted by | February 5, 2012
Protecting Your Privacy Online

  Every now and then there’s an uproar about Facebook’s ever-changing privacy policy and how users’ privacy settings automatically change as a result. Facebook started off with making sure others...

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Posted by | February 5, 2012
Smile Again!

I first met Salma at a school-turned relief camp in Hyderabad. We were there to distribute rations and Eid gifts for children a day before Eid. The thought of seeing...

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