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.



Acid survivors


health center visit

A two-day long ‘Refresher training on Gender project by Australian Government

Refresher training on Gender organized on 8-9 November, 2023

Activities performed in Bogura undergoing the project by DAP

Project activities on “Strengthening Acid Survivors’ Network (ASN) to eliminate acid and other gender-based violence”

Breaking News-Sadia Akter

Sadia Akter, age 20 years, a sufferer of a cruel burn violence at Shibchar, Madaripur. The incidence took place at night around 9.00pm on 16th August, 2023 by the ex-husband named Sumon Shikder

Leadership Training at Bogura

A “Leadership” training was held in Bogura under the project “Strengthening acid survivors’ network to eliminate acid and other gender-based violence”

Breaking News-Vaggo Rani Bauri

Vaggo Rani Bauri, 18 years, underwent an acid attack on 14th May, 2023 at Rajnagar, Moulvibazar. Survivor’s right eye and cheek were burnt. She got her treatment from Sylhet MAG Osmani…

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