Manohara has over a decade of experience with counseling women who have been treated violently. She has worked with the Sex Worker Programme of the PT Foundation and as Programme Manager for The All Women’s Action Society (AWAM). She curently serves as the manager of the National Programme for the Malaysian AIDS Council, where she is responsible for raising awareness among mothers, youth, and marginalised communities on HIV/AIDS. In 2011, she received Vocational Award for her service to the community and has been mentioned as one of LGBTIQ-friendly counsellors in Malaysia by Seksualiti Merdeka, an annual sexuality rights festival representing a coalition of Malaysia NGOs held in Kuala Lumpur. Manohara is a member of the core team of JASS Southeast Asia and leads a JASS network of young, rural and indigenous women in Malaysia.