Projects

  • Date
    June 30, 2017
    First ever-digital solution for media safety in Pakistan initiated Muhafiz, is a digital solution for media safety has been initiated by Media Matters for Democracy, MMfD in collaboration with Code for Pakistan, Peshawar Press Club and National Press Club Islamabad. The initiative is supported by UNESCO Islamabad, Pakistan. Muhafiz is a digital safety net, that seeks to streamline the documentation of threats to media workers, crowd […]
  • Date
    June 30, 2017
    Media Matters for Democracy with the technical partnership of Code for Pakistan are proud to announce their latest initiative Muavin, an open source technological tool to support women facing harassment online. The initiative has been launched with support from Association for Progressive Communications, APC. Women who suffer abuse online, especially that of a sexualised nature are often left alone to face the abusers. The abusers on the other hand, often […]
  • Date
    June 10, 2017
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    Political system in Pakistan is characterized by low transparency and weak accountability, especially in terms of having effective and functional accountability mechanisms that are rooted in civil society and democratic processes. People in electoral constituencies are generally unaware of their legal rights, and lack organizational and technical resources to make their representatives and governments (i.e. local, provincial and national) accountable. Furthermore, they are not aware of […]
  • Date
    February 22, 2016
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    This Fellowship Team from the Fellowship 2015 cycle, partnered with the Traffic Police department to (1) build a new token-based system for getting new driver licenses, and (2) to develop a mobile application to allow the real-time reporting of traffic violations onto a centralized server, thus allowing the authorities to make smart decisions based on real-time data from the field. The Android app is accompanied by […]
  • Date
    February 22, 2016
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    This Fellowship Team from the Fellowship 2015 cycle, partnered with the KP IT Board to build a new automated system for file approvals, compared to conventional physical-file approval process, the new systems prevents loss of case files, making file approvals and management secure, fast, and efficient, and exercising the power of search through an entire repository within a few seconds.
  • Date
    February 22, 2016
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    This Fellowship Team from the Fellowship 2015 cycle, partnered with the Establishment/Administration Department of KP to develop an Automated Residency Allocation System. This application will improve efficiency and transparency of allotting residences to government employees based on merit.