Raksha, Inc is a Georgia-based nonprofit with a mission to promote a stronger and healthier South Asian community through confidential support services, education, and advocacy. Raksha works towards healing, empowerment, and justice for survivors of violence.
Raksha, Inc is adhering to COVID-19 safety recommendations and has staff working remotely via having calls forwarded, checking emails and utilizing telemental health when appropriate. We continue to be there for our clients and community and can be reached at our office number from 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday and by email: [email protected]
The Covid-19 world exposes individuals and families experiencing domestic violence and abuse or those at risk to more danger – even if they are not in physical proximity to their abuser. Incidents of technology abuse, online harassment, cyberstalking have spiked since early 2020; evident from the increase in sales of spy and stalker ware, […]
Check our MLK Day posts on Facebook & Instagram This year, on Martin Luther King Day, it is even more important to vocalize and honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s life and work. Dr King was one of the leading civil rights leaders, whose words and philosophy still ring true, five decades after his death. […]
Help eliminate “Unbelievable”- like experiences for survivors of sexual assault and crimes! Unbelievable (Netflix series, 2019), is an unfortunately and sickening reflection of how a combination of societal and individual bias, prejudice and insensitivity affects the system and community that is meant to protect survivors. The series reminds us to put survivors first and shows […]
Trigger Warning: Content may contain parts that can trigger trauma response or could be inappropriate for younger audiences This year, we missed participating in United Nations 16 Days of Activism campaign – a global call to speak up and condemn violence against women as the most pervasive breach of human rights worldwide. The campaign runs […]
Weekly Anapana Meditation Workshop series (30 mins, free) For many of us who may be struggling to achieve focus, calm and mindfulness in a world full of tech, tools and apps designed to help, here’s an old tool – just BREATHE! Learning to observe your own breath is the focal tenet of Anapana — a […]
ON OCTOBER 16, 8 PM EST, Raksha, Inc will host a Book Spotlight & Author Dialogue event in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Veena Rao’s debut novel, ‘Purple Lotus’ covers so many intersectional themes in a contemporary setting – ranging from cultural conditioning to relationship power dynamics, while painting a vivid picture of the […]