About Us

Bytes for All (B4A), Pakistan is a human rights organization and a research think tank with a focus on Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). It experiments with and organize debates on the relevance of ICTs for sustainable development, democracy, social justice and strengthening human rights movements in the country. Its strategic plan delivers in following key result areas (KRA), which include:
 
1. Securing digital rights and freedom of expression for civil liberties;
2. Strengthening digital security of human rights defenders & media professionals;
3. Ending technology-driven gender-based violence;
4. Network building at national, regional and global level; and
5. Community development and communications for environmental sustainability
 
To deliver above-mentioned KRAs, B4A conducts research for evidence-based policy advocacy and capacity building of human rights defenders on their digital security, online safety & privacy.
 

Field Projects
 
B4A’s field projects focus on:

  • Strategic use of ICTs for women’s empowerment and combating violence against women;
  • Youth & peace building in South Asia region
  • Freedom of Expression;
  • Privacy Rights in Pakistan;
  • Digital Security for Human Rights Defenders;
  • Open Governance;
  • Open Net Initiative;
  • Greening IT;
  • Internet & Human Rights;
  • Innovation for Development; and
  • Internet Governance.

For its work, B4A partners and collaborates with different civil society organizations. B4A’s staff team is totally committed towards civil liberties in Pakistan.
 
B4A is a legally registered entity and its organizational bank account is operated by Habib Bank in Islamabad, Pakistan.