On the night of 13th July, 23-year-old Mahmuda underwent an acid attack. The attack was carried out by her father-in-law, mother-in-law, two sisters-in-law, and the husband of one sister-in-law.read more
19 July, 2022, a virtual meeting held between the Executive Director Sarder Jahangir Hossain and Ms. Farhana Patwary-a school teacher from NYC. Ms. Patwary plans to write a book on a “Fairytale about an acid attack victim”. She learned about ASF’s works from Google search engine.read more
A family from USA with their four kids visited ASF to learn about Acid Survivors Foundation. In the session ASF senior management team presented all the activities and situation about the organization. It was really encouraging that the kids saved money from their tiffin and donated to ASF as a token of love.read more
Mohammad Sadek (25 years old) was closing up his shop in Satkania, Chottogram for the night on the 29th of June 2022.
ASF lawyer had been in communication with the officer in-charge of Satkania Police Station. According to him, a case has been filed on the 5th of July.read more
On the night of the incident, 3-4 perpetrators approached her and doused her with acid as she was closing up the tea stall for the night. There was an issue about her father’s land between the family and the perpetrators.
She was initially at Barguna Sadar Hospital for treatment but the OC transferred her to Dhaka for higher treatment.
The family is in need of dire support ….read 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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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…read more
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….read more
With the concern of the growing acid attack incident in recent months, on 17 May 2022, the Acid Survivors Foundation (ASF) arranged the 14th Legal Advisory Group (LAG) meeting with their legal aid partner organizations at the premises of ASF’s office. The purpose was to case follow-upread more
On May 09, ASF Executive Director Sarder Jahangir Hossain and Communications Officer Sabekun Nahar Azmi were interviewed by El Reichenbach, a sophomore at The Wellington School in Columbus, Ohio, for her deep-dive research project on acid attacks and acid attack survivors.read more