Beti Zindabad

About the issue – India’s Missing Girls   In the last two decades in India, 5 crore girls did not survive past the age of 6. It’s high time we stopped tolerating this.   When the 2011 Census of India revealed that we only had 919 girls to every 1000 boys, it shook everyone. It is a record that is …

Safe Drinking Water Act

The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) is the principal federal law in the United States intended to ensure safe drinking water for the public. Pursuant to the act, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is required to set standards for drinking water quality and oversee all states, localities, and water suppliers who implement these standards. SDWA applies to every public water …

About our Founder

Clarissa Harlowe Barton was a pioneering nurse who founded the American Red Cross. She worked as a hospital nurse in the American Civil War, and as a teacher and patent clerk. Barton is noteworthy for doing humanitarian work at a time when relatively few women worked outside the home. She had a relationship with John J. Elwell, but never married. …