5 South Asian Platforms Breaking The Abortion Stigma

2024-03-04T13:18:00-05:00March 1st, 2024|

Desi Blitz

"Following the decline of Roe v. Wade...SOAR [part of the UJC Social Justice Accelerator ‘24 cohort] established South Asians for Abortion, an online platform mobilising South Asians in support of abortion rights, reproductive justice, and bodily autonomy."

Report Calls for Backing Groups Serving South Asian Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

2023-10-16T15:05:00-04:00October 9th, 2023|

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

2023-10-11T13:05:46-04:00October 8th, 2023|

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.”

A Chai-versation with Amrita Doshi, Co-Founder of SOAR

2023-10-02T14:13:18-04:00October 1st, 2023|

Chai Break

A 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.

South Asian Support Groups in NYC Step Up Efforts to Aid Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

2023-10-02T14:17:21-04:00September 21st, 2023|

Next Shark

South 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.

For South Asians, Language Access Plays a Crucial Role in Reproductive Justice

2023-07-24T14:25:47-04:00July 20th, 2023|


In 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.

Roe v Wade, one year later: What does the repeal mean for South Asians living in America?

2023-06-28T13:43:13-04:00June 24th, 2023|

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."