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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Reba Yasmin is no more

Reba Yasmin passed away on the 17th of June at 8 PM in Jhalokathi (Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Rajiun). She suffered from pulmonary edema which was associated with her acure kidney infection. ASF is saddened to hear about the loss of an individual who has done so much for the organization.

Sorufa attacked with acid near her home

On the 9th of June, 35 years old Sorufa Brgum was attacked with acid at Doarabazar, Sunamganj, Burning her face, lips and different parts of her body. She is currently undergoing treatment at M.A.G Osmani Medical College and Hospital.

40 years old goldsmith attacks wife (Rekha) of 9 years

On 1st May 22, In Badda, Dhaka Kekha (25 years) was attacked with acid by goldsmith Shah Alam (40 years). She was subject to abuse for dowry and after marrying someone else, Alam stopped providing for her financially and eventually divorced her.

Kolpona – 27 years old attacked by boyfriend in neighbor’s home

On 2nd June 2022 in Bakerganj, Barisal Kolpona Begum (27 years) was attacked with acid. She reportedly visited a neighbor in the morning with whose…

Acid attack burns three including minor in Bogra district

A three months child Shurjo Karmaker was attacked with acid around midnight on 5th May 2022 at Gabtoli, Bogura. In this incident, the child and his mother are….

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