Watch: Sonakshi Sinha starts an initiative to end cyber bullying and online harassment, says ‘time to stop the pandemic that’s plaguing our online world’

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Cyber bullying and online trolling has become fairly common these days. Female celebrities often get the brunt of it with people issuing them rape threats and piling them with hate comments. Bollywood celebrities have been a target of such harassment too much. Now, Sonakshi Sinha who has also faced online trolls and bullying has resorted to end it. She has now teamed up with Mission Josh and a few other cyber experts and launched a campaign called ‘Full Stop To Cyber Bullying’.

Taking to social media, Sonakshi shared a video in which she raised her voice against the malpractice of cyber bullying and harassment. She has teamed up with special IGP of Maharashtra Police Mr Pratap Dighavkar and other cyber experts to put an end to the online trolls who in the garb of anonymity issue threats and spew venom that result in mental harassment. The goal of the campaign is to spread awareness towards the subject and various important aspects so that the trollers, harassers, bullies are aware of the consequences as well as legal actions that can be taken against them. The first interaction will air on the 26th of July.

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Sonakshi shared the video and captioned it as, “AB BAS! It's time to stop the pandemic that’s plaguing our online world- Cyber Bullying and harassment. Full Stop To Cyber Bullying is a campaign by Mission Josh, where I have teamed up with Special IGP Mr Pratap Dighavkar with an aim to create awareness and educate people about online harassment, trolls, impact on mental health of victims who have faced trolling. Ab bas, NO more online harassment!”

She further said, “Social media was made with the intention to spread love and positivity. Unfortunately, it has become a toxic place with the rampant rise of cyberbullying and mental harassment. I have been a victim of trolls and abuses myself. With mission Josh, our campaign aims to bring awareness to cyberbullying, online trolling, cyber laws, and mental harassment. Special IGP of Maharashtra Police Mr. Pratap Dighavkar and I will be talking to experts and show insights about the issues a lot of us have been facing and spread the message of cyber virus that is around us."

(Source: Instagram)

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