Nighat Dad

Nighat Dad

Founder of Digital Rights Foundation Pakistan

Nighat Dad is a Pakistani lawyer and Internet activist who runs the Non Profit Organisation Digital Rights Foundation, a research and advocacy NGO that protects women and minorities from cyber harassment and defends their online freedom of expression. She is among the pioneers who started lobbying for Internet freedom in Pakistan. With an extensive experience in cyber laws, she is also an independent development consultant. Her actual focus is ICTs to support Human Rights, democratic processes and Digital Governance. Her work in the field of IT security has earned her many international awards. In 2015, she was named in the TIME magazine’s rundown of cutting edge pioneers, for helping Pakistani ladies battle online provocation. She also was granted the Atlantic Council Digital Freedom Award and Dutch government’s Human Rights Tulip grant. Follow the project: @DigitalRightsPK ‪ Follow Nighat: @nighatdad Further info: https://digitalrightsfoundation.pk/

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2018-09-28 45 minutos

Human rights, democratic processes and digital governance

Nighat Dad

Founder of Digital Rights Foundation Pakistan