The Astrea Justice Mobile application, which is available in three local languages, is already available in the google play store and Apple App Store. © Courtlex Technologies.
As part of more comprehensive efforts to address increased human rights violations in Zimbabwe, technology company Courtlex Technologies has launched a mobile application that seeks to protect and promote human rights as enshrined in the country’s Constitution
The Astrea Justice Mobile application is available in English, Shona, and Ndebele on Google Play Store and Apple App Store.
The application contains a database of police contacts across all provinces in Zimbabwe, and users can access it without internet access. © Courtlex Technologies.
By a touch of a button, users can now digitally access legal information and seek assistance from a pool of human rights lawyers. The application contains a database of police contacts across all provinces in Zimbabwe, and users can access it without internet access.
The number of users has increased by 25 percent following awareness campaigns in Matobo District, 475 kilometers from the capital city Harare. Courtlex Technologies plans to roll out more community awareness campaigns across the country.
Courtlex Technologies were among the 2020/21 Social Innovation Challenge(SIC) winners. With the $8,000 grant, they were able to improve the user interface and experience of the mobile application.
Over the past six months, all eight SIC 2021/21 winners have been implementing their scale-up projects.