Meera’s Journey – from Abuse to Empowerment
This transformative journey of Meera (name changed to maintain confidentiality) exemplifies not only the impact Saheli has on a survivor’s life but demonstrates the complexity of providing the kind of … Continue reading Meera’s Journey – from Abuse to Empowerment
Saheli in conversation with India New England News
Saheli’s Renu Tewarie and Deepali Gulati mark the end of Domestic Violence Awareness Month talking at length about this issue in the South Asian and Arab community. Hear what they … Continue reading Saheli in conversation with India New England News
‘Saheli means Friend’ – Exploring Gendered Domestic Violence and Healthy Relationships in South Asian Communities
By Marwah Kiani According to the 2010 Census, there are around 5.4 million South Asians living in the United States (U.S Census, 2010). South Asian immigrants in the United States … Continue reading ‘Saheli means Friend’ – Exploring Gendered Domestic Violence and Healthy Relationships in South Asian Communities
My Journey as a Saheli Youth Fellow
by Anushka Patil To put it simply, Saheli has given me a community of South Asian students who understand the difficulties of balancing one’s nationality and ethnicity in a world … Continue reading My Journey as a Saheli Youth Fellow
Saheli Fundraiser, ‘The Art Affair’ – a conversation
Ticket link: https://secure.givelively.org/event/saheli-support-and-friendship-for-south-asian-women-and-families/saheli-art-affair/saheli-art-affair What is “the Art Affair” and how did it come about? “The Art Affair” was conceived in 2021 by Ruchika Yadav as the central theme for Saheli’s … Continue reading Saheli Fundraiser, ‘The Art Affair’ – a conversation
‘Something to talk about’ on BCAT TV- with Saheli Co-Executive Directors
DVAM 2021: #Every1KnowsSome1 October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. According to National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), “domestic violence is more prevalent than most realize, one in four women … Continue reading ‘Something to talk about’ on BCAT TV- with Saheli Co-Executive Directors
How do mandatory arrest laws affect domestic violence survivors from immigrant and Black communities?
Mandatory arrest laws and no-drop prosecution have been adopted by 48 states and the District of Columbia to combat domestic violence in our communities. These policies require law enforcement to … Continue reading How do mandatory arrest laws affect domestic violence survivors from immigrant and Black communities?
The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking
Advocates have long discerned the overlap between domestic violence and human trafficking. Research has shown that it is not uncommon that domestic violence can occur alongside human trafficking and vice … Continue reading The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking