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Raksha — meaning “protection” in several South Asian languages — is a Georgia-based nonprofit organization for the South Asian community.   Raksha’s mission is 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.  Guided by values of community collaboration, diversity in leadership, and the dignity and worth of every individual, Raksha strives to empower and serve the South Asian community.

Though we primarily serve the South Asian community, we provide services to all those who face similar barriers to justice, regardless of ability, country of origin, race, religion, caste, socioeconomic status, gender identity, age, immigration status, or sexual orientation.

Who we are

Raksha, meaning protection, is a local non profit serving the South Asian community since 1995. Raksha's mission is to promote a stronger and healthier South Asian community through confidential support services, education, and advocacy .

Why we do it

Raksha works to ensure South Asian and other immigrant survivors have equal access to their legal rights, services, safety, and their well being . Raksha's staff and volunteers along with its Board members strongly believe in upholding its values.

What we do

Raksha works towards healing, empowerment, and justice to South Asian survivors of violence that is culturally responsive . We work together with people from all countries and religions from South Asian continent.

Joining us Nov 9th Ek Shaam?

Purple Teal Cobalt Blue Pink/Magenta colors are set for a wonderful evening . Awareness campaign has Cobalt blue for child abuse, Teal for sexual assault, Purple for domestic violence, Pink for breast cancer awareness. Dress up in these colors to show solidarity for Raksha’s survivors or pick your favorite color to BE YOU. Come and […]

Amita Swadhin & Ek Shaam 2019

Raksha is pleased to invite you to participate in our annual fundraiser, Ek Shaam Raksha Ke Naam (An Evening in the Name of Raksha), to be held November 9th, ,beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Westin Perimeter with activist, author, and keynote speaker, Amita Swadhin. This year, we celebrate 24 years of service to South […]

MATANGI/ MAYA/ M.I.A Documentary Screening

Raksha, Inc. and the Georgia Tech Women’s Resource Center are proud to present the screening of acclaimed director Steve Loveridge’s Matangi/Maya/M.I.A., a documentary that follows the life and career of English rapper and artist M.I.A. Join us after the screening as we have a panel discussion about themes and questions from the documentary. Seats are […]

2nd Annual Women’s Empowerment Art Show!

Join us as we celebrate International Women’s Day and honor the struggles and triumphs of women and girls. Support local artists who have created stunning artworks that show their own journeys and experiences. This year’s theme is “I Believe: Stories of Strength” Watch as we give spotlight to the strength and resilience of survivors and honor them through our […]