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

Training on “Mental Health and Trauma Management”-Phase 2

The ASF recently organized the second phase of “Mental Health and Trauma Management” training, a two-day event for 21 employees of both ASF and its partner organization, Agragati Seba Sangstha (ASS).

Inner Wheel Club of Dhaka North West Donated to ASF

On April 3, 2024, the Inner Wheel Club of Dhaka North West exhibited generosity by donating two sewing machines to the acid survivors will assist them in their income generation. Moreover, a laptop was handed over to the Executive Director

Laptop handover to AL Amin Hossain

Alamin Hussain, a survivor from Satkhira, was a victim of acid attack along with his three family members in 2011 when he was just eight years old. In June 2023, ASF arranged a three-month residential training program for him in Dhaka

Meeting Between ASF and PUM

On the 10th of March, 2024 a meeting held between ASF and PUM-Netherlands aimed at exchanging the current endeavors of both organizations and identifying potential partnership prospects related to capacity building through a diverse range of training programs.

A Pregnant Woman and her mother under an acid attack at Chadpur

Mili Akhter (20) and her mother Rasheda Begum (55) became survivors of an acid attack on 25th February, 2024 at Motlob, Chanpur. Both are currently undergoing treatment at the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery…

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