Hotline: 1(732) 435-1414

An Organization for South Asian Women

 With a mission to end all forms of violence against women, Manavi began as an awareness campaign on issues concerning South Asian women; today it continues to centralize women’s needs and interests in all its organizational decisions and service provisions.


Manavi provides a unique blend of culturally specific support services and intervention methods through Western advocacy practices and linguistically traditional techniques.

    Manavi continues to be a pioneer in advancing the South Asian women’s movement by adapting to and developing new strategies and service provisions to the changing needs of our women. Since its inception several South Asian organizations with similar interests have also formed.

    As a direct service provider, social change agent and diversity trainer in the mainstream movement to end violence against women, Manavi simultaneously addresses both the immediate needs of women facing abuse and the long-term vision of establishing peaceful communities free from gender-based violence.

Mission statement