Consulate General of IndiaSan Francisco, California
Serving the states of: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and territory of Guam
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - A MENACE TO THE SOCIETY
DO YOU NEED HELP?
INDIAN SPOUSES AND PARENTS
Government of India remains concerned about the security and well-being of Indians living overseas and of particular concern is the welfare of Indian spouses who are victims of domestic violence. The Consulate has a panel of NGOs to provide relief to such spouses. Persons requiring help may like to check the following links:
Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs-website:www.moia.gov.in
Legal and financial assistance is provided to deserted Indian women on merit-cum-need basis by Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA). Further details i.e. scheme guidelines, application proforma for applying for financial assistance, etc. are available on MOIA’s website
Assistance Scheme for Deserted Indian Women Link : http://moia.gov.in
MAITRI – website: www.maitri.org
A non-profit organization working in the area of domestic abuse, cultural alienation and family conflict.
NARIKA – website: www.narika.org
NGO working in the area of women empowerment, domestic violence and providing support to abused South Asian women
Seva Legal Aid – website: www.sevalegalaid.org
The organization works towards protecting victims of NRI fraudulent marriages and provide support to South Asian immigrants.