Women's eNews“Women’s eNews is honored to salute these organizations... [the Peer Defense Project] has shown true courage during these very challenging times,” says Lori Sokol, PhD, Executive Director and Editor-in-Chief of Women’s eNews.
The American Bazaar“These organizations [under-resourced community based orgs] are foundational to survivor safety, healing, and recovery, forming the bedrock of the South Asian anti-GBV movement, notes the report by South Asian SOAR a national collective of survivors, 35+ organizations.”
20 South Asian Gender-based Violence Groups Noted “Alarming” Rise in Helpline Requests At the Height of Pandemic
American Kahani“In 2021, twenty South Asian gender-based (GBV) organizations received an alarming number of over 43,000 helpline requests, and overall client volume nearly doubled between 2020 and 2021, a new report by South Asian SOAR (SOAR) has revealed.”
Chai BreakA conversational podcast in which Amrita Doshi, Co-Founder of South Asian SOAR, part of our UJC Social Justice Accelerator, discusses her own experiences of survivorship and her several years of work across public health, technology, and art.
Women's eNewsIn this conversation, Sarah Medina Camiscoli of the Peer Defense Project discusses the need to dismantle systemic racism in schools, courts, and government.
Next SharkSouth Asian SOAR, a survivor-led organization, also reported that 48% of South Asians have experienced physical gender-based violence and 41% witnessed domestic violence as children at home.
PrismIn the aftermath of Roe’s downfall, we at South Asian SOAR (SOAR)—a collective of South Asian survivors, organizations, and allies addressing gender-based violence—looked to our communities for stories that could shed light on the devastating impact of this decision.
Vogue India"In July 2022, shortly after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade, U.S.-based organisation South Asian SOAR launched South Asians for Abortion."
The Imprint"But the risks of a ballooning “well-being system” are likely higher. Child welfare systems can’t be wholly responsible for families in crisis. ACS has much to figure out about how it can do its core job while reducing trauma, limiting surveillance and respecting parents’ rights." - Nora McCarthy, Co-Founder, Family Policy Project