Sakhi for South Asian Women is a community-based organization in
the New York metropolitan area committed to ending the exploitation
and violence against women of South Asian origin. Recognizing oppression
based on class, immigration status, religion, and sexual orientation,
they work to empower women, particularly survivors of domestic violence.
Sakhi strives to create a voice and safe environment for all South
Asian women through outreach, advocacy, leadership development,
In this short documentary, a number of South Asian victims
of domestic violence tell their dramatic stories of escape and how
they found support from Sakhi. Developed in 2001 by Sugar Pictures.
For more information, visit the Sakhi