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Deepika Padukone, Chhapaak team's #WontBuyWontSell campaign tells only half the story of acid attacks in India
India

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.

Delhi govt will provide free treatment for accident, acid attack victims, announces Arvind Kejriwal
India

Delhi govt will provide free treatment for accident, acid attack victims, announces Arvind Kejriwal

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.

Acid attack victims and people with autism, mental illnesses to get reserved seats in central govt jobs
India

Acid attack victims and people with autism, mental illnesses to get reserved seats in central govt jobs

People with autism, mental illnesses, intellectual disability and victims of acid attacks will now get quota in central government jobs

How Tehmina Durrani became one of Pakistan's most powerful feminist voices
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How Tehmina Durrani became one of Pakistan's most powerful feminist voices

In Pakistan, Tehmina Durrani fights for the rights of those who've been oppressed

Reviving hope: Project to offer free plastic surgeries for acid attack victims
Mumbai

Reviving hope: Project to offer free plastic surgeries for acid attack victims

Several organisations have come together to carry out 100 free-of-cost plastic surgeries for the acid attack and burn victims

UP CM Akhilesh visits Sheroes, cafe run by acid attack victims in Agra, assures help
India

UP CM Akhilesh visits Sheroes, cafe run by acid attack victims in Agra, assures help

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday visited the Sheroes Hang-Out, a cafe near the Taj Mahal run by acid attack victims.

Near the Taj Mahal, another beautiful place: Sheroes, a food joint run by acid victims
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Near the Taj Mahal, another beautiful place: Sheroes, a food joint run by acid 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.

Provide free treatment to acid attack victims: Centre tells states
India

Provide free treatment to acid attack victims: Centre tells states

The Centre has asked all the states to issue instructions to government and private hospitals to provide free treatment to acid attack victims.

Delhi government to offer jobs to 35 acid attack victims
Delhi

Delhi government to offer jobs to 35 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

186 of 310 acid attack cases in Uttar Pradesh in 2014: Govt tells Lok Sabha
Politics

186 of 310 acid attack cases in Uttar Pradesh in 2014: Govt tells Lok Sabha

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.

Kolkata: Man throws acid on wife suspecting extra-marital affair
India

Kolkata: Man throws acid on wife suspecting extra-marital affair

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.

You're beautiful: A truly inspiring photo-shoot of acid attack victims
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You're beautiful: A truly inspiring photo-shoot of acid attack victims

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.

Mumbai: HC disposes petition in Priti Rathi acid attack case
India

Mumbai: HC disposes petition in Priti Rathi acid attack case

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.

Law to prevent sale of acid ignored, say acid attack victims
India

Law to prevent sale of acid ignored, say acid attack victims

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.

Frame rules on acid sale regulation by March 31: SC to state governments
India

Frame rules on acid sale regulation by March 31: SC to state governments

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.

'Just salt on our wounds': Acid attack victims remain unhappy with SC rulings
India

'Just salt on our wounds': Acid attack victims remain unhappy with SC rulings

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

Will curbing the sale of acid alone protect women from attacks?
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Will curbing the sale of acid alone protect women from attacks?

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.