Celebs join campaign against cyber bullying

Culture Desk

20 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Celebs join campaign against cyber bullying

Celebrated artistes have agreed to increase inter-personal knowledge sharing to secure internet amid growing concern on cyber bullying.

Supporting the campaign run virtually by social organisation ‘KrayonMag’, the stars have raised voice on the international ‘stop cyber bullying day’.

Meher Afroz Shaon, Rafiath Rashid Mithila, Peya Jannatul, Zinat Sanu Swagata, Zunayed Evan, Elita Karim, Shithi Saha, Nadedza Sultana Earnnick, Nehrin Mustofa, Antu Kareem, Mishu Chowdhury and Bulbul Tumpa joined the virtual programme.

The stars shared special post on mass awareness on safety measures on cyber space.

The International day has been observed across the world on third Friday of June every year since 2016. The Day being observed to protect user privacy in mess of cyber bullying.

In the video message, singer Elita Karim mentioned that she avoided sharing the negative news on social media which inspire geeks on cyber bullying.

Citing a study, Elita further informed that around 80 percent victims of cyber-bullying is women representing age group between 13-23 years. Besides, many boys experience bullying on internet.

Actor Peya Jannatul said she has capability to protest against cyber-bullying though most of the women in the country remain silence on this issue amid adverse situation.

She also urged all to term the attacker as criminal rather than to colour the victim.

 Regarding the campaign, KrayonMag founder Tanziral Dilshad Ditan said the organisation tried to design a mass campaign to aware all about the danger of cybercrimes.

“Mostly girls are victims of cyber bullying In Bangladesh and elsewhere in the world. Besides, the boys also experience so. We dream a safer cyber space for all and elimination of the problem from Bangladesh,” she said.

Since commencing journey in 2020, KrayonMag has been advocating on social causes apart from raising voice against social stigma, inequality and partiality. Public relation agency, BackPage PR is partner of the campaign.