Press Releases


Digital Rights Foundation's Helpline Records Surge in cases of Technology-Facilitated Gender-Based Violence (TFGBV) in Pakistan reaching nearly 2500 in 2023

ڈیجیٹل رائٹس فاؤنڈیشن کی ہیلپ لائن پاکستان میں 2023 میں ٹیکنالوجی کی مدد سے جنسی بنیاد پر موجودہ واقعات (ٹی ایف جی بی وی) میں اضافہ دیکھ رہی ہے، تقریباً 2500 تک پہنچ گیا۔

NWJDR condemns the use of technology-facilitated gender-based violence (TFGBV) and Generative AI to attack and silence women journalists

Demanding Accountability, Transparency, and Support for Domestic Violence survivors/victims in the Media Industry

DRF launches Disinformation Whatsapp Tipline to counter Gendered Disinformation during the elections

Digital Rights Foundation’s Conference on Countering Digital Threats and Building Resilience of Communities

Digital Rights Foundation relaunches ‘Ab Aur Nahin’, a  pro bono online portal for women seeking legal representation

Digital Rights Foundation and Deputy Commissioner Lahore District Administration sign a MoU to conduct Hamara Internet Mahfooz Internet Digital Literacy and Safety Sessions

Nighat Dad joins UN Secretary General’s High-level Advisory Board on Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Digital Rights Foundation celebrates Seven Years of Resilient Voices in the Media through it's conference

Digital Rights Foundation received 75 cases of online harassment against journalists in 2022 

DRF strongly condemns the recent incident of sexual exploitation and harassment at the Islamia University Bahawalpur

موضوع: ڈیجیٹل رائٹس فاؤنڈیشن کی ہیلپ لائن کو 2022 میں ڈیجیٹل ہراسانی کے 2500 سے زیادہ کیسز موصول ہوچکے ہیں۔

Digital Rights Foundation's Helpline reports over 2500 Cases of Digital Harassment in 2022

Digital Rights Foundation launches Report on Data Privacy in Pakistan’s Healthcare Sector

DRF Condemns the violent death of an 18 year old in Charsadda over a dancing video by her father

86 Tech Organisations, Citizen Society and Academics Demand Reversal of Ban on Wikipedia in Pakistan

DRF strongly condemns the downgrading of access to Wikipedia in Pakistan

DRF condemns the arbitrary Youtube shutdowns in the country as 'Unconstitutional'

Civil Society Strongly Condemns the Prevention of Electronic Crimes (Amendment) Ordinance, 2022

Digital Rights Foundation is gravely concerned by the the Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight and Safeguards), Rules 2020

Women Journalists and Allies Express Outrage at the Murder of Shaheena Shaheen and Demand Concrete Measures of Ensure Safety of Journalists

Digital Rights Foundation expresses concern regarding banning of popular social media applications TikTok and Bigo Live

Comments on the Consultation & Objections to the Rules

Launch of reporting portal to combat online child sexual abuse material in Pakistan

WEF and DRF conducted the Mobilizing and Inspiring Action with Technology 2020


DRF Condemns Citizen's Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules 2020 as an Affront on Online Freedoms

 A Win For Digital Rights In Pakistan, One Step At A Time

Eleven organizations from civil society create the Forum on Information & Democracy, a structural response to information disorder

Digital Rights Foundation conducts its Sixth National Conference on Privacy: #PrivacyIsARight

Pakistan ranked as “Not Free” by Freedom House in the 2019 Freedom on the Net Report for eight years in a row

Hearing at the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights regarding Privacy and Harassment

Digital Rights Foundation expresses solidarity with students of University of Balochistan

Qandeel Baloch case judgement: The crime of Covey

66 women’s rights, human rights, digital rights and feminists groups endorse statement on internet blackout in Kashmir

DRF and PUAN conducted a five-day residency 'Creating Leaders for a Better Digital Society' in Lahore

Digital Rights Foundation launches report on Female Journalists in new media: Experiences, challenges and a gendered approach


Press Release: Digital Rights Foundation’s Cyber Harassment Helpline releases it’s bi-annual report