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Due to COVID 19(Coronavirus) pandemic, Raksha is adhering to safety guidelines and the staff is working remotely.   The staff is still available to help our community and partners. Please call us at 404 876-0670 or email us at [email protected] We are also monitoring our social media accounts, if it is safer to reach out that way. We are aware it might be difficult to reach out and communicate safely if you are quarantined with abusive individuals. We do have access to WhatsApp and other forms of communication if needed.

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.

Raksha’s COVID 19 Response

Raksha is adhering to safety guidelines and is working remotely but still available to help our community and partners. Please call us at 404 876-0670 or email us at [email protected] We are also monitoring our social media account if it is safer to reach out that way. We are aware it might be difficult to […]

Raksha is hiring a Therapist

Job Description: Bilingual Counselor/Advocate Position Summary: Raksha Inc seeks a full time mental health therapist with a background in client advocacy to work with both minors and adult victims and survivors of domestic violence while promoting Raksha’s mission. Raksha’s mission is to promote a stronger and healthier South Asian community through confidential support services, education, […]

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 […]