Aks Foundation was started in 2008 and is a registered NGO under the Societies Registration Act 1860 (Central) and under the Maharashtra Public Trusts Act 1950. Though primarily a Pune centric organization working in the area of gender based violence, domestic violence and sexual assault, Aks Foundation provides support to victims, from all over the country and abroad, of abuse  and violence in order to empower them to become survivors.


On 15 August 2013, Aks Foundation launched 24 hour crisis lines for victims of abuse and violence and currently receives over 3000 calls a year.


Aks Foundation also conducts community education and gender sensitization programs, talks and educational workshops and has been instrumental in raising a voice against the social evil of violence against women and children.

Aks launches 24/7 Crisis Support Line.

Registration Under Central Govt. Societies  Registration Act 1860.

Trust Deed approved by Charity Commissioner, Pune.

Registration under State Govt. of Maharashtra, Public Trusts Act 1950.

Exemption Order U/S Sec 12AA (1) b(i) of IT Act 1961.

Exemption Order U/S 80 G  (5) (vi) of IT Act 1961.

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Our Aim

To empower victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and sexual abuse to become survivors and lead a life of dignity.

Our Goals

To set up a shelter for victims who do not have anywhere to go (half way home) till they can be rehabilitated to join the mainstream and sustain themselves.

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"It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it,

I am not going to be silent."

- Madeleine Albright -