Acid attack involves the intentional throwing of any corrosive onto the face and body of a person to disfigure them. 80 per cent of its victims are women making the crime a gender-based violence. Founded in 1999 (Reg#1501) in response to the rising trend of acid violence in Bangladesh, Acid Survivors Foundation’s mission is to eradicate acid and burn violence and empower survivors, especially women and children through an integrated approach using a replicable holistic bio-psycho-social model; through the engagement of national and international stakeholders.

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ACID INCIDENCES

Acid survivors

SERVICES ADOPTED

health center visit

14th Legal Advisory Group (LAG) Meeting

With the concern of the growing acid attack incident in recent months, on 17 May 2022, the Acid Survivors Foundation (ASF) arranged the 14th Legal Advisory Group (LAG) meeting with their legal aid partner organizations at the premises of ASF’s office. The purpose was to case follow-up

Highschool Sophomore interviews ASF

On May 09, ASF Executive Director Sarder Jahangir Hossain and Communications Officer Sabekun Nahar Azmi were interviewed by El Reichenbach, a sophomore at The Wellington School in Columbus, Ohio, for her deep-dive research project on acid attacks and acid attack survivors.

Energypac Electronics’ sponsored an IFTAR with acid survivors

The Energypac Electronics’ staff representatives sponsored and joined an IFTAR event with acid survivors. ASF organized the event unobtrusively with the available acid survivors….

ASF joined an IFTAR party at Rotary Club of Uttara

ASF joined an IFTAR party, organized by the Rotary Club of Uttara on April 24, 2022. The Rotarians of the Club and representatives of the other Clubs, and senior leaders of the District-3281 joined the event. The program designed as their regular weekly meeting and service…..

MTBL Stands Alongside ASF

The Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTBL) stands alongside ASF. Mr. Chowdhury Akhtar Asif, Additional Manager Director & Group Chief Risk Officer of MTBL along with Mr. Azam Khan, Head of Communication and Ms. Tahmina Zaman Khan, Head of Sustainability and Risk Governance paid their visit to ASF.

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