How To Get mhealth For The Poor Past The “App” Mentality

The use of mobile technology in medicine – known as mhealth – has big plans. It promises to revolutionize health care by delivering front-line care to […]

Looking For A 2013 Guardian

  In the 13 years since the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals were first set, there’s come an understanding that without poverty alleviation, none of the […]
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Your Chance To Shine

  There’s many ways to help those without access to electricity protect their health from the grimy fumes of indoor lighting and cooking. Our goal is […]

What Happens When Activism Gets Animated

Chispa Productions has just wrapped The Animated Activist, an hour-long documentary about Firdaus Kharas’s No Excuses animation campaign against rape and sexual violence. For producers Randy […]

Reanimating A Cartoon Classic

If you ever wanted to know how Firdaus Kharas funds his non-profit public service announcements, here’s a piece that lays out his current project to bring […]

There Are No More Excuses

For decades Canadian Firdaus Kharas has been mass-communicating messages of intractable human rights; he’s seen unimaginable results of violations. Yet there’s one example that is still […]

UN Declaration On Violence Against Women Echoes The Objectives Of The Humorous Animated Campaign No Excuses

No Excuses campaign creator calls for greater efforts to prevent use of culture as a justification for violence. HOW NO EXCUSES WORKS: BACKGROUNDER An integrated multi-lingual […]

Can A Fuzzy Definition Increase Social Justice?

  We’ve just been through the United Nations-designated international days for cancer and zero tolerance for female genital mutilation. These are easy to understand because they […]