Deepika Padukone, Chhapaak team's #WontBuyWontSell campaign tells only half the story of acid attacks in India
The solution to the issue of acid attacks in India goes beyond restricting the sale of acid — as championed by Deepika Padukone and the Chhapaak team's #WontBuyWontSell campaign — and judicial reforms, to challenging social norms that foster misogyny and violence directed at women.
The Delhi government will provide free treatment to those who meet with an accident, suffer burn injuries or acid attack within the geographical boundary of the national capital, Arvind Kejriwal announced.
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Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday visited the Sheroes Hang-Out, a cafe near the Taj Mahal run by acid attack victims.
Sheroes Hangout is an initiative by Stop Acid Attacks campaign that was founded by Chhaya Foundation in New Delhi in 2013. It began as a rehabilitation programme for the Acid Attack victims but has now evolved into a campaign to generate awareness about the Acid victims and help them live normal lives, in the midst of a society that harbours one prejudice too many about beauty, especially when it comes to women.
The Centre has asked all the states to issue instructions to government and private hospitals to provide free treatment to acid attack victims.
The Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi government has decided to give jobs to acid attack survivors and a committee will be formed to look into the issues of acid
Uttar Pradesh has recorded the highest number of acid attack cases with 186 such incidents reported in the state out of the 310 cases registered across the country in 2014.
Enraged over his wife's alleged extra-marital affair, a man Tuesday threw acid at her, injuring her and two others in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, police said.
This photo shoot for Rupa Designs by Rahul Saharan done exclusively with acid attack survivors as models is probably one of the most beautiful things you will see on the internet today.
The Bombay High Court today disposed of a petition filed by the father of 24-year-old Priti Rathi, who was killed in an acid attack case last year, seeking CBI probe, after it was informed that the accused person has been arrested and chargesheeted.
The law is among a wave of changes implemented after the New Delhi rape case, including a provision that called for stiffer prison terms — a minimum of 10 years and up to life imprisonment — and no bail for those who carry out acid attacks.
Supreme Court today set a deadline of March 31 next year for state governments to frame rules for regulating sale of acid and other corrosive substances to prevent their misuse particularly by jilted lovers.
While acid attack victims are glad about the new rulings regarding both victim compensation and regulation of acid sales, they question the law's implementation, as well as the amount of compensation which will be provided
The outrage was strangely more against the free availability of acid rather than the practice of acid-attacks against women and the latter’s general vulnerability to violence.