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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Report on South Asian Club (SAC) Festival at AISD

The American International School Dhaka (AISD) organized the Annual South Asian Club (SAC) Festival held on 2nd December 2022 in Baridhara, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Around 600 guests (mostly foreigners) including students, teachers and delegates from the Embassies joined the event. As invited, ASF participated in the

National Girl Child Day celebration 2022

To celebrate National Girl Child Day, 2022, National Girl Child Advocacy Forum (NGCAF) organized a program….

Initiative to change: Training on Right Based Approach

A 2-day’s training workshop has been organized by ASF, powered by Mutual Trust Bank, and facilitated by immensely skilled and experienced trainer Dr. Motahar Akand on 20-21 September 2022. The younger generation…

ASF attended to the annual learning session fair at AISD

Asf was invited to participate in the Annual learning session fair organized by the AISD school on 29/08/2022. ASF gave a stall on the occasion. Secondary and higher secondary students visited the stall and inquire about ASF. The fair is held from 10.45 am to 12.30 pm.

Breaking News Ratna Akhter August 2022

On the morning of the attack, she was sleeping in her home when the
30-year-old perpetrator Shafiqul Islam threw acid on her.

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