Aawaaz-e-Niswaan, MUMBAI

Awaaz-e-Niswaan is providing psychological counselling and legal aid to predominantly Muslim women victims of domestic violence in Mumbai and Thane. The NGO is also building a cadre of paralegal workers made up of survivors, and organising training sessions on women’s issues, and raising the levels of engagement with the larger ecosystem comprising informal religious groups, the press, and clergy thereby strengthening the rights of Muslim women.