Vitriolage (also known as acid violence) still occurs in Bangladesh today, with majority victims being females.

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On the Eid day, the miscreants burnt the sleeping mother and two daughters with acid

On Eid day (25/05/2020), a heinous acid attack occurred in Laxmipur district under Raipur upazila in Ludhua village. The perpetrator targeted to a mother and her two young daughters, while they were in deep sleep. The victims went to the local hospital for treatment and then referred to the...

Scholastica Hosts ASF’s Joyful Cafe and Survivors on International Women’s Day

On International Women's Day, March 8 2020, Scholastica - Uttara Senior Campus, hosted ASF and its Joyful Cafe catering.  The event started off with a morning special Assembly with grade 8 & 9 students, and speeches from Principal Farah Ahmed and grade 7 student, Gazi Bushra Abedin.  The event...

ASF Organised School Campaign

A School Campaign event held in Daulatpur Bohumukhi High School of Belkuchi Union in Sirajganj district on 19 February 2020. It was organized by National Development Program (NDP) with the support of Acid Survivors Foundation (ASF). The project has been financing by Manusher Jonno...

বগুড়ায় এসিডে আক্রান্তদের সর্বোচ্চ সহযোগিতা করা হবে- সদর ইউএনও

বগুড়া সদর উপজেলা নির্বাহী কর্মকর্তা ও নির্বাহী ম্যাজিষ্ট্রেট আজিজুর রহমান বলেছেন, প্রশাসনের জিরো টলারেন্স ভূমিকায় বর্তমান বাংলাদেশে অবৈধভাবে এসিডের অপব্যবহার রুখে দেওয়া হয়েছে এবং বর্তমানেও এর বিরুদ্ধে প্রশাসন কঠোর রয়েছে। কিন্তু যারা পূর্বেই এর শিকার হয়েছে তাদের পুনর্বাসনে সকলকে এগিয়ে আসতে হবে। আর...

Bi-Annual Event and Press Conference with NDP, Sirajganj

ASF attends a half-day event hosted by Sirajganj's National Development Program (NDP) to speak to local news reporters around burn violence in Bangladesh.  ASF and NDP has a partnership project funded by Manusher Jonno Foundtion (MJF) called "Prevention, Respond, Resilience Building to Address...

ASF Visits the American International School of Dhaka (AISD)

The American International School of Dhaka (AISD) invited ASF for a half-day annual Meet-and-Greet involving the student volunteers and ASF's staff who are survivors.  The day comprised of an ASF presentation, round-table of introductions, recreational time in the school's grounds and lunch.  It...

DFID Country Representative Bangladesh Visited ASF

Judith Herbertson, Bangladesh’s DFID Country Representative, and her team visited Acid Survivors Foundation (ASF) on November 25, 2019. Honarable Board of Trustee, M. Golam Abbas and Executive Director, Sarder Jahangir Hossain welcomed the team and briefed them on ASF’s key...

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