Impact Of Facebook Usage On Female University Students Of Pakistan: A Case Of Sexting And Harassment

Authors

  • Dr Ghulam Shabir the Faculty of Media and Communication Studies,University of Central Punjab, Lahore Pakistan.
  • Ms Noor ul Ain Nasir School of Media and Communication Studies, University of Management and Technology, Lahore Pakistan
  • Dr Tanveer Hussain School of Media and Communication Studies, University of Management and Technology, Lahore Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46568/pjgs.v21i1.513

Keywords:

Cyber Bullying, Harassment, Facebook, Females, Student

Abstract

This research study attempts to identify and understand the impact of social media, specifically Facebook on university female students living in Pakistan. In-depth interviews have been conducted with 20 female Facebook user of university students to knows the impact. The findings show that Cyberbullying and sexual harassment prevailing online and involves in different activities like; sexting, stalking, blackmailing, abusive & immoral conversation and forceful friendships with fake identities that has a serious influence on female students. Pakistani women are often easy victims of such crimes and there suffering goes unreported. They tend to hide it from society in order to guard their reputation. The study recommends strict punishments for such criminals in order to ensure security for women. 

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Published

2021-03-08

How to Cite

Shabir, G., Nasir, N. U. A. ., & Hussain, T. (2021). Impact Of Facebook Usage On Female University Students Of Pakistan: A Case Of Sexting And Harassment. Pakistan Journal of Gender Studies, 21(1), 19–32. https://doi.org/10.46568/pjgs.v21i1.513

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