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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ACID INCIDENCES

Acid survivors

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health center visit

New Acid Attack-Rima Khatun

A woman and her 4 years old niece became sunder acid attack. Rima Khatun, a 23-year-old woman, tragically became the victim of an acid attack in Durduria, Lalpur, Natore. She was receiving medical treatment at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital

New Acid Attack-Jannati

On the darkest night of January 26, 2024, a one-and-a-half-year-old Jannati descended into even deeper darkest shadows. The harrowing screams of the family drew the attention of neighbors, who rushed to their aid and transported them to Borishal for urgent care.

New Acid Attack-Najma Begum

Najma Begum, aged 41, went to Vennabari market in Kaharul, Dinajpur district, on December 21, 2023, around 6:30 PM. While there, she encountered her stepson, Rabbi, aged 20. As he approached, she noticed he was holding what appeared to be glass. Suddenly, Rabbi threw acid…

ASF congratulates Health Minister Dr. SL Sen

ASF congratulate to honorable Health Minister Dr. Samanta Lal Sen, one of the Founder Member of ASF. Acid Survivors expressed their deep gratitude to the Minister for his contributions.

Alliance Finance Ltd. visited ASF

On 31 January, 2024, a top management team from Alliance Finance Ltd. visited ASF to stand in solidarity with acid survivors. They met with patient survivors and heard their journey.

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