Shakti Community Council is a non-profit organisation serving migrant and refugee women of Asian, African and Middle Eastern origin. Shakti; meaning strength; works to end all forms of violence and discrimination against women of colour. It supports women to overcome the barriers that come with migration and inter-generational bonds of cultural oppression.
Led by ethnic women for ethnic women, Shakti is dedicated to promoting and protecting human rights of both women and children and advocating social change.
Shakti provides culturally specialist, confidential support services to women and their children of Asian, African and Middle Eastern origins.
You can call us on 0800 SHAKTI (0800 742 584). We can be reached 24/7 through our 0800 crisis-line. Our women’s advocate will provide you with information in your region and options that will help you make a decision that will keep you and your children safe and enable you to make achievable action plans for your future.