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The Tyranny of Intellectual Disability: Lack of Options

Siddharth Chatterjee | Posted 03.27.2014 | Impact
Siddharth Chatterjee

Families are faced with the unthinkable: Caring for their children with intellectual disabilities, or caring for the entire family's future. Sadly, mothers and families are told, and shown, that they cannot have both.

Obama and Putin Must Stop The Appalling Slaughter of Syria's Children

Siddharth Chatterjee | Posted 02.09.2014 | Impact
Siddharth Chatterjee

Today is World Human Rights Day and is the 20th year to mark this very important event to advance humanity. But to this day millions of children are caught in a viscous cycle of armed conflicts and are exposed to the most egregious forms of violence, deprived of health care and an education.

Polio in Syria: Putting Children Above Politics

Siddharth Chatterjee | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Siddharth Chatterjee

One of our worst fears was recently confirmed: polio has returned to Syria for the first time in 14 years, infecting at least 10 young children.

Hundreds Dead In Turkey Earthquake: How You Can Help

Posted 12.25.2011 | Impact

The deadly 7.2 magnitude earthquake in eastern Turkey -- one of the country's poorest regions -- has left hundreds dead and thousands injured. The cat...

Interview with the Red Cross Secretary General in Geneva

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Bekele Geleta grew up in Ethiopia where he developed a strong understanding of the critical role of Red Cross Red Crescent principles, such as neutrality in matters of politics and religion.