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

Exploring Collaboration between ASF and Meghna Executive Foundation

May 21, 2023, a preliminary meeting held between ASF and the representatives of the Meghan Executive Holdings (MEH), on behalf of Meghan Executive Foundation, in ASF Office, to explore opportunities for partnership and collaboration

Feminist Leadership and Gender Training 2023

A 2-day long training session on “Feminist Leadership and Gender” for 13 Acid Survivors from different district

ASF in support of Monira

In September 2022, Monira faced complications giving birth to her second child. Ever since she suffered from….

ASF in support of Sumi’s livelihood

“I am thankful to ASF because my relatives did not think of me as much as ASF had”, said Sumi. ASF hopes that Sumi becomes self-reliant and lives with her head held up high in society.

On November 2014 Sumi was attacked

Case Story of Jesmin (Cumilla)

One day Jesmin’s husband borrowed a large sum of money from a powerful person. He could not repay the money…

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