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

October 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

October 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.”

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

September 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

July 20th, 2023|

Prism

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?

June 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."

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