Code for Pakistan and Media Matters for Democracy in partnership with Peshawar Press Club hosted a day-long orientation session for journalists nominated for Muhafiz’s trial-run. A wide range of professionals participated in the session and were given a demonstration of various functionalities of Muhafiz system.
Team of developers and experts from Code for Pakistan briefed journalists on the usage of Muhafiz app. Muhafiz, through its 24×7 help desk interfaces journalists with local law enforcement groups, union office holders and international support groups (for assistance, such as Rory Peck Trust).
Muhafiz is currently being piloted in Peshawar with a select group of 30 journalists. In Phase II a 1000 journalist from Karachi, Quetta and Peshawar will be given access to Muhafiz.
Some glimpses from our session: