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

Inception program at Bogura

An inception program of the project titled-“Strengthening Acid survivors Network (ASN) to eliminate acid and other forms of gender-based violence”- was organized on 14 March at the conference room of Light House in Bogura.

AISD Students visit ASF

Students from the American International School Dhaka (AISD) visited the Acid Survivors Foundation (ASF) on March 12 at the ASF office in Dhaka. In support of the ASF initiative, they will be producing a documentary along with promoting a donation channel for the survivors and as well as ASF.

ASF in support of Sumi

সিলেট জেলার মেয়ে সুমি আক্তার রিয়া। ছোট বেলায় ভাই এবং তাকে রেখে বাবা অন্যত্র বিয়ে করে পাড়ি জমায়। সুমি যখন একটু বড় হলো,তখন সে সিলেট শহরের একটি পার্লারে কাজ শুরু করে । পার্লারে কাজ করতে গিয়ে তার মনের মধ্যে একটি সুপ্ত বাসনা নাড়া দেয়-সে একদিন মডেল হবে এবং মিডিয়ায় কাজ করবে। কিন্তু তার আশা- আকাঙ্খা এক নিমিষেই ধুলিসাৎ

MOU Signing Ceremony with Light-House

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony held on the 14th of February 2023 between ASF and Light House for a partnership to implement

Workshop on ASF Strategic Development on 4th February 2023

A Workshop on ASF Strategic Development was held on 4th February 2023. Group work took place to discuss on critical issues and solutions from the stakeholders- Acid Survivors, ASF Program

Institutional Donors

Corporate Donors