Sakhi for South Asian Women

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About us

Sakhi for South Asian Women (Sakhi), a non-profit community-based organization, is an innovative anti-domestic violence agency begun in 1989. Sakhi exists to end violence against women. We unite survivors, communities, and institutions to eradicate domestic violence as we work together to create strong and healthy communities. Sakhi uses an integrated approach that combines support and empowerment through service delivery, community engagement, media advocacy, and policy initiatives.

In 25 years, Sakhi has supported thousands of survivors of violence through non-residential services delivery, mobilized community change toward abuse, and enhanced institutions to better serve survivors and the South Asian community. Sakhi is recognized as a local, regional, and national leader in its field.

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Contact information

Date Founded: 1989

Government ID number: 13-3593806

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Phone: 212.714.9153

PO Box 20208, Greeley Square Station, New York, NY, 10001, US

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