FJWU Holds Panel Discussion On "Cyberspace, Youth& Radicalization"

The department of Behavioral Sciences of Fatima Jinnah Women University  is committed to create an academic environment fostering traditions of excellence among its students. Recently the Department organized a panel discussion titled “Cyberspace, Youth and Radicalization” under the FJWU funded project “Cyberbullying and Pakistani Youth: Issues, Challenges and Solutions” on 25th April, 2017 (Tuesday).

The discussants for this panel included Dr. Sohail Tajik, Commandant Sihala Police College, Islamabad; Mr. Tariq Anees, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Special Branch, Rawalpindi,  Maj (R) Chaudhary Safdar Hussain Khokhar , lawyer in Lahore high court, and Ms. Sobia Masood, Lecturer, Criminology with Forensic Psychology. This discussion was moderated by Dr. Muhammad Bilal, HoD, Department of Behavioral Sciences. Prof. Dr. Naheed Zia Khan, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, opened the discussion with a brief note focusing on the importance of Cyberspace in today’s day and age and the major role it plays in the lives of the youth.

Prof Dr. Samina Amin Qadir, Vice Chancellor, Fatima Jinnah Women University, was the Chief Guest at the closing ceremony, she appreciated the steps being taken by the governmental agencies in identifying niches of radicalization and the counter-terrorism strategies being taken to avoid such incidents in the future. At the end.  Prof. Dr. Samina Amin Qadir and Prof. Dr. Naheed Zia Khan presented university souvenirs to the panelists as a token of appreciation for their participation.