Webinar on "Cyber crime against Women: Act, its Enforcement and Public Awareness" organized by NSS-KRMU

Webinar on "Cyber crime against Women: Act, its Enforcement and Public Awareness" organized by NSS-KRMU

27th July 2020

‘As the world is increasingly interconnected, everyone shares the responsibility of securing cyberspace’

National Service Scheme, K.R. Mangalam University in association with Gautam Buddha University and Bhagidari Jan Sahyog Samiti organised a national webinar on "Cyber Crime against Women: Prevention and Solution", on 27th July 2020. The programme was supported as Principal Partners by Haryana State Legal Services Authority and Delhi State Legal Services Authority. The webinar was hosted by Drishyam Media Pvt. Ltd., Delhi and was telecast live on Youtube and Facebook channels.

Around 2930 students, faculties of Universities/ colleges and advocates registered for the participation in the National Webinar from various states of country including Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Maharashtra, Assam, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh , Bihar. The students and NSS volunteers from different colleges participated and got the opportunity to know about different aspects of technology, cyber crime and most importantly about the virtual world.

The webinar started with an introduction by Mr. Vijay Gaur, Secretary General, Bhagidari Jan Sahyog Samiti, followed by a welcome speech from Professor Aditiya Malik, Vice Chancellor, K.R. Mangalam University. The other guest speakers were Ms Rekha Sharma, Chairperson, National Commission for Women, Sh. Ajay Kashyup, IPS, Former Director General, Delhi Prison and Home Guards, Dr. Rashmi Singh IAS, Secretary of New Delhi Municipal Council and Executive Director of Ministry of Women And Child Development, Dr. Kavita Kamboj, Chief Judicial Magistrate and Secretary Kurukshetra DLSA, Sh. Chnaderjit Singh, Metropolitan Magistrate and Secretary New Delhi DLSA, Sh. Neeraj Arora, Cyber Law Expert and Advocate Supreme Court.

The guest speakers discussed about the various aspects of crime against women and how it is rising in all fields being a victim of cybercrime could be most traumatic experience for a woman. Especially in India, where the society always looking to dominate the women and the law doesn’t even properly recognise cybercrimes. Many other important topics such as harassment through threatning emails, black mailing, mental torcher and constant sending of love letters in anonymous names or regular sending of embarrassing mails, pornography and the loopholes of a virtual world and technology were also discussed.

The webinar concluded ends with a vote of thanks by Dr. Chandra Mohan, NSS Coordinator, K.R. Mangalam University. Mr Vinod Kumar, Dr. Neeraj Kumari, Rishav Bhardwaj and the management team.

The participants were awarded certificates The webinar was a great success and was able to create awareness in both legal and moral aspects and the speakers shared their useful experience with the viewers which really helped students to be more careful and be-aware. This webinar was able to give proper guidance to the students for the appropriate use of technology and various consequences of the cyber crime.

- By Ms. Yukti Sharma, BBA LLB, III Sem.