Saheli has been rated as a 2015 Top-Rated Nonprofit!
Thanks to our fans, we are one of the first winners of a 2015 Top-Rated Award from GreatNonprofits! Read our great reviews and add your story!
Every woman is at risk for becoming a victim of domestic violence. In 2014 one hundred and sixty four South Asian women in Greater Boston sought help from Saheli, Support and Friendship for South Asian women. Domestic violence has no regard for socio-economic status, race, ethnicity, religion, employment status, physical ableness, age, education, marital status, or sexual orientation. In fact, being FEMALE is the only significant risk factor for being a victim of domestic violence.
According to former Attorney General Janet Reno, “Too many American women live in fear of the very people upon whom they depend for love and affection. Instead of providing refuge, the walls of many homes serve as prison bars.”