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Daya 2018 Gala Raises Record $300,000 for South Asian Victims of Domestic Violence

Daya 2018 Gala Raises Record $300,000 for South Asian Victims of Domestic Violence

Click here for Photo Collage HOUSTON: Despite the recent rise in women’s empowerment and the emergence of the #MeToo movement, South Asian women in Houston remain vulnerable as victims of domestic violence. Now in 22nd year, Daya empowers South Asian survivors who are trying to break the cycle of domestic and sexual violence and reclaim […]

Announcing Daya’s 2018 Board of Directors

Announcing Daya’s 2018 Board of Directors

HOUSTON: Since 1996, Daya has empowered South Asian survivors who are trying to break the cycle of domestic and sexual violence and reclaim their lives. Daya provides culturally specific services including counseling, case management, and legal advocacy for survivors of abuse. On January 13, 2018, the Daya Board unanimously approved the new 2018-2019 Board of […]

Fight Back Against Sexual Assault

Fight Back Against Sexual Assault

SUGAR LAND: On Saturday December 9, Daya held its next installment of Start the Conversation, a lecture and event series where the community considers, analyzes and confronts the issues, challenges and complexities that affect all. As reports of powerful individuals abusing others flood our newsfeeds, Daya provided the opportunity for the community to channel outrage into action. In […]

Sexual Abuse in Our Community: A Statement From Daya

Sexual Abuse in Our Community: A Statement From Daya

HOUSTON: In light of recent news both nationally and here in Houston, Daya is taking this critical moment to speak out against the pervasiveness and silence around sexual violence in our community. Perpetrators and victims come from all ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds. Daya is outraged over these incidents, we offer our support to all […]

Daya 2017 Gala: Empowering South Asian Women

Daya 2017 Gala: Empowering South Asian Women

Click here for Photo Collage By Vanshika Vipin Varma HOUSTON: Domestic violence is wide spread, deeply ingrained and has serious impacts on women’s health and well-being. Realizing this, in 1996, seven friends established Daya Inc., a Houston based non-profit organization that empowers South Asian women and their families who are trying to break the cycle […]

Women 2016: Navigating the Corridors of Power

Women 2016:  Navigating the Corridors of Power

By Fatima Mohiuddin HOUSTON: Daya, a Houston-based nonprofit organization that supports South Asian women affected by domestic violence, held their annual seminar on Saturday September 24, at the University of St. Thomas. The program started with a welcome speech by Viji Raman, one of the founding members who gave a brief history of the organization […]

Hillcroft Motorists Honk to Support Daya’s One Voice 2014 to End Domestic Violence

Hillcroft Motorists Honk to Support Daya’s One Voice 2014 to End Domestic Violence

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: On Saturday, October 25 afternoon, the Hillcroft district turned into an Indian street scene with cars honking in support of the community gathering organized by Daya to commemorate October as domestic the violence awareness month. Daya volunteers, staffers, board members and volunteers formed a human chain along Hillcroft at the intersection […]