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Pakistani comic series challenges social taboos
Pakistani comic series ‘Team Muhafiz’ challenges social taboos in a simple illustrative manner to reach out to public in educating and creating awareness about various social issues. Receiving overwhelming response, the comic series is becoming popular amongst young adults and school-going children.
Book review: Fine-tooning the young mind
Boys can cook and ride motorbikes, while girls can dance and play football, and they can belong to any religion or ethnic background; it’s all possible in Team Muhafiz — a series of comic books, carrying social messages for young, impressionable adults.
Pakistani Comic Team Muhafiz Throws Light On Child Marriage As A Tradition
“Rise in violent extremism, sectarian and religious hate narratives in Pakistan has driven the need for a counter narrative”, says Team Muhafiz, a social-issue based Pakistani comic book. Team Muhafiz is the first title from the startup Azcorp Entertainment Pakistan, which is the brainchild of Imran Azhar.
Team Muhafiz’s Latest Edition Is The Talk Of The Town
The third installment of the comic book series explores the issue of child marriages in Pakistani society. Team Muhafiz, a Pakistani comic book series that aims at bringing social change through its short, animated stories, sheds light on the issue of child marriage and its adverse effects on society in its third issue titled, Team Muhafiz and The Child Raiders.
Team Muhafiz: A narrative free from hate
The idea was to start with comics because it’s cheaper. We also want to translate it into regional languages, but we are looking for demand. It’s very expensive to self-publish: we write in English and Urdu, and we are pitching to investors to finance translations since it is very expensive.
Living Colours: ‘Children’s minds are like sponges’
The many topics the series touches upon include child abuse, drug abuse, kidnapping, corruption and environmentalism. In addition to promoting the multiethnic aspect of Pakistan, Team Muhafiz also seeks to promote ideas like women empowerment and positive body image.
Team Muhafiz: At Karachi Central Jail, a comic book helps those who need it most
Young minds are the most susceptible to damage, and in a society like ours, they easily tend to fall victim to drug peddlers, abusers and those who use them to commit crimes for their own gains. This is why when Imran Azhar, the CEO of Azcorp Entertainment, was launching a comic book revolving around teenage Pakistani heroes, he decided that the first people to get a look at the book should be those who need it most.
Comic books for juvenile inmates hope to teach culture
KARACHI: Every month, young inmates at Karachi’s juvenile jail will be treated to free comic books and entertaining storytelling sessions. Imran Azhar, who plans to do this, hopes that the children at the jail will learn about cultural and social values and draw inspiration from his comic book series, titled ‘Team Muhafiz’. “I really hope that the children get inspired by our local heroes,” said Azhar. “They are the most affected children and have seen things at an early age that others have not.”
Pakistan gets new teen-heros in ‘Team Muhafiz’ comic.
Creating something new is always an exciting journey for artists. Imran Azhar’s passion for comics and quest for novelty is what got him back to Pakistan after being on the road for nearly two decades. Originally from the hospitality field, Imran’s creative company Azcorp Entertainment is all set to launch its first comic Team Muhafiz.
Team Muhafiz: Where adults fail, teenagers take charge.
To create entertaining, but meaningful, stories with larger-than-life local heroes. That was the passion that drove Imran Azhar back to Pakistan after spending 20 years working in the hospitality field in several countries. Now his company Azcorp Entertainment is about to launch its first initiative called Team Muhafiz.
Adnan Siddiqui plants a tree for a great cause
Team Muhafiz wants everyone to their challenge to beat the heat. The supremely talented and equally good looking, Adnan Siddiqui has graciously accepted to be not only their Ambassador, but was also the first to take the TeamMuhafiz challenge to save a life, plant a tree, and beat the heat. With the current heat wave in Karachi where the death toll has surpassed 1000, this could not have come at a better time!
This Pakistani Comic Book Brings The Country’s Issue Of Child Marriage To Light
Social issue-based pakistani comic Team Muhafiz, which launched in August last year, just released its third edition, and it tackles the region’s problem of child marriage.
CHEF SAADAT SIDDIQI TAKES UP THE CHALLENGE #TeamMuhafizChallenge
Go Green n Lets Plant Trees! I have accepted TEAM MUHAFIZ tree planting challenge and nominate 5 of my dear friends Danish Khawaja Hasan Ahmed Rabia Effendi Hina Altaf KhanAshir Wahidi, now it’s your turn to plant a tree and nominate your five friends, don’t forget to use hashtaq #teammuhafizchallenge so we can all keep track of our activities. Thank you and lets Go Green Pakistan. #plantatree #beattheheat#teammuhafiz
ACTOR ADNAN SIDDIQUI TAKES UP THE CHALLENGE #TeamMuhafizChallenge
Honored to be named Ambassador for TEAM MUHAFIZ Challenge, we need plants in Karachi, Sindh. Pakistan need plants, our children, our future need plants, to overcome heatstrokes. Please join me in Team Muhafiz tree planting campaign and save lives.
Young minds are the most vulnerable and in a society like ours where extremism, terrorism, sexual abuse, drug abuse is common, it is the need of the hour to teach them tolerance, peace and diversity and this is exactly what Team Muhafiz aims at doingMaham Ali, Head Children’s Literature Festival Pakistan
In a country which is at the forefront of terrorism and extremism and where it is considered an act of bravery of even going to school, Team Muhafiz is a welcome change for the children of Pakistan who need meaningful entertainment in an environment which is constantly taking away their creativity and imagination.Adnan Siddiqui, Actor